Christmas Church Services: An Introduction to the Regulative Principle of Worship

Churches really like to pull out all the stops at Christmas, don’t they? Maybe you’ve been to an over-the-top evangelical church Christmas service, like I have? I read something just this week that gave advice for churches who want to go all out on a Christmas service: “Usually the goal is to create a ‘Wow!’ … More Christmas Church Services: An Introduction to the Regulative Principle of Worship

The Word Became Flesh: A Reflection on Christmas

Who Is Jesus Christ? The Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth ~ John 1:14 The Gospel of John is my favorite gospel—I was literally saved by reading it! I know this feeling isn’t exclusive to me. Many of you … More The Word Became Flesh: A Reflection on Christmas

Paradigm Shifting Reformed Doctrines: Visible and Invisible Church

Covenant theology is the engine that powers the whole system of Reformed doctrine. It is both elegant and complex, providing the framework through which the Reformed read and understand what the scripture says about God’s dealings with man. As we saw last week, every person in history has related to God through the Covenant of … More Paradigm Shifting Reformed Doctrines: Visible and Invisible Church