“Justice and only justice you shall seek” – Deu 16:20 1. Jesus establishes a justice system for the New Covenant community (Mat 18:15-20). 1.1. Jesus is not inventing something new but rather re-instituting the system of justice established by God for the Old Covenant community. That system of justice was dependent on the following 4 […]
Sound Gospel: The Problem of Our Sin
This is the second article in our Sound Gospel Series. You can read the first article entitled, “The Goal of God” here. Why do bad things happen? That is the question to which all people desire an answer since it is those bad things which get in the way of the abundant life we seek. […]
Women in positions of spiritual leadership Part 2: Should we separate?
In our last post on this topic, we established why a woman who functions in a position of spiritual authority over men in the local church is serious sin, is a denial of male headship, is a hindrance to the gospel and cancels God’s pattern of spiritual leadership. I concluded the article by stating that […]
Women in positions of spiritual leadership Part 1: 4 reasons that the Bible does not allow it
Recently, there has been a great deal of discussion about an interview given by Mark Driscoll to a British journalist. During the interview, it was discovered that the journalist is married to a woman who is also the head elder in their church. Driscoll rightly points out that her holding that position is wrong according to the […]