What should be said in response to arguments for re-baptism? This article explains that baptism can only happen once, since God's name can never be erased from one's forehead. Further, baptism calls for living altogether for the Lord, in true love for him.
Does preaching today lack the aspect of the struggle of faith, where church members are nurtured in the idea that they can take everything for granted? This article raises the concern that there can be stagnation in a congregation, and emphasizes the value in warnings in the preaching, when appropriate.
Is it possible to be a child of God and yet be lost? This article considers the various ways in which one can live as a child of God. All those who are baptized are children of God by virtue of the covenant, yet among them are those who do not want to know about the God of the covenant. Yet the Father does not want to lose any of his children, and so he urges all to repent and believe.
This article explains from the Psalms and the life of Joseph that sometimes God’s children can struggle with the providence of God. It underlines that in every way we are dependent upon the leading of God and are to surrender ourselves to him in faith.
How does God lead our lives? This article raises the question in several different ways whether God really has his hand in all things. It wrestles through whether God leads through very difficult circumstances.
Does the judgment of God have a place in preaching? This article gives reasons why some preachers do not proclaim the judgment of God, but why it is important that the church of Christ also hear the warnings of the gospel in preaching.
The Great Shepherd uses shepherds to care for his flock. This article looks at what it means to be a shepherd. It shows that shepherding the church means having a heart for the flock, and being there for and with the flock.