How Should Christians Vote?

Without doubt this presidential election cycle is unique in its own right. My Facebook and Twitter feeds have been charged since early summer with shared articles and posts from almost every perspective—don’t vote for him, we must do everything to make sure she...
Why A Church Needs a Covenant

Why A Church Needs a Covenant

Note to reader: This is the second post in a series on church covenants. In the first post I introduced wording that I am recommending Emmanuel Baptist Church adopt as their church covenant. In this second post, I hope to defend the need for our church to use a formal...
Church Covenant: A Pastoral Recommendation

Church Covenant: A Pastoral Recommendation

This past Sunday evening our congregation held its quarterly business meeting. In my report to the congregation, I recommended that the congregation adopt a new church covenant, and I introduced the words I was recommending. I didn’t take the time on Sunday...