My church has entered a period of decline, even stripping, in which its social position is eroding, its institutions are collapsing, and its common life lies in tatters.
Freedom for excellence means pursuing what is most appropriate for our good.
None of us, it seems, is fully practicing what the New Testament envisions for church discipline.
The central theme for Epiphanytide is the manifestation of Christ to the world, which leads to the obvious exhortation that every Christian is called to repent and believe in the gospel.
When a certain burden must be borne by some more than others, do we suddenly adopt the pirate’s code that Those who fall behind are left behind?
The constant worry I’m not doing things as well or as effectively as I could still simmers beneath the surface.
A few Lent book suggestions from authors at Covenant.