Make your membership count for something

When I first started as minister of our church it is safe to say baptism, membership, communion and church service bore no real relationship to

From Mother’s Day to Lord’s Day

So, I have an admission to make: I forgot it was mother’s day this year. I had posted my mother’s present and card off early

Communion must be about more than your personal relationship with Christ

Whenever talk of communion rears its head, particularly discussion of close v open tables, several questions need to be answered. The problem with many approaches

The Lord’s Supper constitutes a church

When a believer comes to faith, they join the universal church. But what creates a local church? If we (rightly) do not call a couple

When are the covenant signs appropriate for children?

There has been a conversation doing the rounds regarding polity, ordinances and the place of children within the church. Jonathan Leeman, of 9Marks, started it

Four reasons I would restrict communion to church members

It is probably worth noting from the outset, I pastor a church that currently practices an open table. Though this is not where I sit by

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