The Church: Gospel or Community?

The gospel is the central element in the Christian life and continually renews the believer and the Church. Outlined in this article are fourteen ways in which the gospel impacts the believer and eight ways it nurtures the Church. Principle In Galatians 2:14, Paul lays down a powerful principle. He deals with Peter’s racial pride […]

Cast Thy Guilty Soul on Him

Section I – Being Absorbed by the Pluralist Impulse or Absorbing the Pluralist Impulse? It is not an uncommon assumption in our time to suppose that the Scriptures of the Christian church cannot any longer be taken at face value – at least not in the way they were read for the first eighteen hundred […]

A Sketch of Covenant Theology

A multi-part series of articles explaining the richness and beauty of Covenant Theology will be periodically published in the Theology section. Part 1 and Part 2 are available right now!

The Centrality of the Gospel

  Part 1: Introduction Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is arguably the greatest composer ever produced by Western civilization. He was also a profoundly devout Christian who would frequently invoke the help of his Lord atop his scores with the letters “J. J.” (Jesu Juva, Latin for “Jesus, help”) and conclude his manuscripts with the letters “S. […]

Rewoven into the Fabric of Redemption

Continued from Part 7 Part 8: Covenant & the Church Finally, as we have already mentioned, the Son fulfilled the eternal covenant as a means of redeeming not only individuals but a people for himself under his headship. Peter invokes covenantal language to make the point that believers are being brought together: “As you come to […]

Christmas Medley

Music arranged by: Bobby Krier and Justin Ruddy Hark! The herald angels sing, “Glory to the newborn King; Peace on earth and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled!” Joyful, all ye nations, rise, Join the triumph of the skies; With th’ angelic host proclaim, “Christ is born in Bethlehem!” Hark! The herald angels sing, “Glory […]