Compelling Reasons for Local Church Membership

Compelling Reasons for Local Church Membership

In my limited experience, people that scoff at the concept of local church membership are either rebellious and non-committal or they are wounded. The former are proud and just think themselves above being voluntarily accountable to anyone. The latter have had bad experiences with pastors and churches who tried to micro-manage their lives using unbiblical authoritarianism, brow-beating, and spiritual abuse all in the name of Hebrews 13:17.

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Lessing's Broad, Ugly Ditch

Lessing's Broad, Ugly Ditch

In the same way, historically, biblically, and rationally, Christianity is a consistent thing. It’s a conclusion you can feel safe adopting. The preponderance of evidence for its veracity is overwhelming. There are Cosmological, Moral, Teleological, and transcendental arguments to support it. There is historical evidence, literary evidence, archeological evidence. Most of all, it is intuitively evidentiary because of the moral, spiritual, and rational constitution of man.

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In Search of Aliens (Some further thoughts for Matt Walsh)

In Search of Aliens (Some further thoughts for Matt Walsh)

Musings about what “could be” outside of the Bible, sort of undermines the authority of the Bible. It could even cast doubt in the Christian’s mind like, “What else isn’t God telling us?” That’s how you end up with a Book of Mormon and a Charismatic movement with their “words from the Lord”.

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