The Christian life is a wonderful life and has many benefits. The most important of these benefits is being reconciled to God the Father through the finished work of Jesus Christ. Yet the Christian life can be difficult and arduous. For this reason it is crucial that we fellowship with other believers for worship, discipleship, … More Church Questions Series from 9Marks (Updated)
What is saving faith? This question is the heart of the Christian religion. In order to understand the relationship between a holy God and sinful humanity this question must be answered correctly. For many, the answer to this question seems to be an easy one. Saving faith is found solely in the person and work … More Savoring Christ As Our Supreme Treasure
As the world begins to emerge from the Covid pandemic, there has been an influx of books and other resources to help churches settle into what will be a new normal. A few of these books have already been discussed here at Reading For The Glory. (See our page The Church and the Christian Life). … More Does The Church Have A Public Relations Problem?
What comes to mind when you think of the church? Do fond memories begin flooding your mind as you remember how your church has been a source of encouragement and solace in a world in flux? Conversely, are you flooded with bad memories of ways that you were hurt by church members or people who … More The Church is Truly The Loveliest Place
The coronavirus pandemic has affected the lives of people in the world over. Especially early in, the world saw economic difficulties as businesses closed, and commerce came to a trickle. The effects that the pandemic has brought extend beyond economic and political, they also extend to social interactions, which also include weekly religious activities. Churches … More Rediscovering the Essential Nature of Christian Community
Over the past couple of years, churches have come under extreme pressure in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In early-mid 2020, many churches in America, and even around the world, were forced into lockdown as the deadly virus spread like wildfire around the globe. This raised many questions, in America particularly, regarding religious liberty, but … More Nine Marks of a Healthy Church (4th Edition)
Does the Reformation still matter? I suppose a better question is, does reformed theology still matter? Does it still have a place in the Twenty First Century’s theological landscape? Many Christians are not familiar with names such as Luther, Calvin, Zwingli, or Tyndale. Even more, they are not familiar with the theological truths they championed … More Book Review: Reformation Theology A Systematic Summary