“Life Reformed” means that the Gospel starts with life

The term “life reformed” describes Christ Covenant Church. The reason this term is so important is because the Gospel itself begins with a presentation of Life. Listen and watch as Pastor Scott discusses how the designation being “life reformed” will make our presentations of the Gospel more biblical, more hopeful and more complete:

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What is the true Gospel?

The message of the Gospel is the good news of abundant life in Jesus Christ if we submit to Him as Lord before Savior in the relationship of covenant.   Fallen and depraved men who deserve only death can have Life through Jesus Christ. He said, “I came that they may have life and have […]

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Every Gospel must be examined

In popular, evangelical Christianity, nearly everyone who names the name of Christ seems to get the benefit of the doubt when it comes to the Gospel. Yet, Scripture is clear that the greatest threats to the true Gospel will come from inside the Church. There will be some who profess to know God, but they […]

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J.I. Packer on the Gospel

Here is a statement that shows a desire to earnestly contend “for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints” (Jude 3): If, ten years ago, you had told me that I would live to see literate evangelicals, some with doctorates and a seminary teaching record, arguing for the reality of […]

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Does the Roman Catholic Church teach the true gospel?

The Gospel Coalition has been around for some time and we often read their publications. Recently, the group published an article entitled, “Dating across the Protestant/Catholic divide” where Chris Castaldo writes about the difficulties faced by marital unions between protestants and Catholics. Castaldo mostly discourages such unions and for that we commend him. The problem with […]

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John MacArthur and Beer

John MacArthur caused a bit of a ripple through the theological blogosphere with his article entitled Beer, Bohemianism and True Christian Liberty. Many of John’s concerns are justified and we agree with him that the kingdom of God (the church) should not embrace the reputation of being a place where alcohol consumption is characteristic or […]

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Everything is Essential

Today, we frequently hear references to this idea: In Essentials, unity. In non-essentials, liberty. In all things, love. The idea behind this statement has become the mantra and dominant influence among many who claim Christianity. This sentiment ultimately amounts to churches creating lists where doctrine is divided between “essentials” (points of fellowship with others) and […]

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The sound believer and social media

Do you remember life before the internet? Sometimes it can be difficult to remember how we shopped, traveled, monitored our world, communicated or even dated before the information super highway. Near the end of the 20th century, our lives were completely changed by the internet revolution. The 21st century brought revolution to the world-wide web […]

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