The rediscovery of the gospel was at the heart of the Reformation. This refocusing on the gospel brought about a change in how pastors viewed themselves, how the church was viewed, and the recovery of the family as a center for education.
This article evaluates Christian reconstructionism and its inclination to postmillennialism. In advocating for theonomy, Christian reconstructionism fails to understand that the work of reconstruction is not for the church, but is of Christ. The kingdom will not come through political control, but through the spreading of the gospel.
Jesus' resurrection is a real event that occurred in history. His ressurrection was important for the atoning work of Christ. It is through the resurrection that Christians are assured of God's acceptance, victory over death and hell, the return of Christ, and future resurrection.
With the daily crises facing many families today, this article shows that Christian parents can learn to contemplate in order to face situations in a better manner. Fighting worldliness as a family means waiting on the Lord, managing our thought life, praying as a family and nurturing our Christian life.
This is the seventh article in a series on various doctrinal issues facing the church today. This article looks at the impact of the church growth movement. This movement has turned the gospel into a product, replacing the role of scripture with methods and biblical preaching with psychology.
The Bible portrays the relationship of Christ and His church through the image of a shepherd and his sheep. The example of sheep points to the Christian's tendancy to stray, their vulnerability and their need for the flock. In contrast, the image of Shepherd points to Christ as one who protects, nurtures and gathers the sheep.
Many people claim to have experienced a Holy Spirit revival. This article identifies 13 crucial questions to ask in order to determine whether revival is genuine or not.