Paul David Tripp in his book, Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands, reminds us that often we don’t rebuke because we love ourselves. True love for neighbor necessitates a godly rebuke when in sin.
A wonderful passage in the powerful book of Galatians has a lot to say about the nature of our liberty. Our liberty is not for us but ultimately for the good of others.
Recently, while investigating the necessary elements of a local church, I’ve had interesting discussions with men in leadership positions that advocate the house church model inside a larger local church. While thinking through some of the minimum requirements for a local church I got some disagreement that elders are a necessity for a church to be a biblical New Testament church. They […]