I don’t believe Morris is deliberately twisting Scripture, but his faulty, self-referential, story-telling, proof-texting approach leads him to doctrines and practices that are errant for the disciple, if not downright dangerous.
A mere ten years ago, social media didn’t exist. Now it’s everywhere. Jonathan Leeman sits down with Mark Dever to chat about the difficulties of pastoring in the age of social media.
— How does nominating new elders work when I’m the only elder? — Does having an American flag on stage obscure the message of the gospel?
Recently, our church launched a program dedicated to serving children with behavioral diagnoses such as autism, ADHD, and attachment disorders (common with adoption). Here’s what we’ve learned.
— Is it okay for churches to require members to attend a second gathering? — I discovered a long-standing member has never been baptized. What do I do?
We trivialize the doctrine of Christian liberty when we focus on freedom to while neglecting the beauties of freedom from.
Would you believe it if someone told you church structure actually plays a crucial role in your individual discipleship?
— Looking at Genesis 2:18–20, would you say women are designed to help their husbands or everyone with a special focus on their husbands?
As a person begins to understand what it means to be part of a church, the “you” and “they” turns to a “we” and “us.”
All around us, from pulpits, to newspapers, to pop culture, we are surrounded by bad ways of thinking about religion and politics. How should Christian think about these things?
— Is it permissible for Christians to opt out of church in favor of home groups? — If an unmarried member of your church sought to adopt a foster child, what would you say?
The goal of a church bookstall isn’t actually to sell books. It’s a discipleship tool. The goal is to highlight the particular books you really want your congregation to read.
In George Whitefield’s very first sermon, he exposed the spirit of nominal religion that was so debilitating to England, and to so much of America today.
Mailbag #46: Tricky Membership Question about Immigration; Pastoring a Church with Lots of DivorceesBy Jonathan Leeman | 12.23.2016
— A woman who came to the United States under false pretenses wants to join our church. What should we do? — How should a pastor proceed when he inherits a church with several divorcees?
— When talking to transgender friends or family members, which pronoun should I use? — How would you handle the pre-marital counseling of an egalitarian couple?