Follow the links below to read an outstanding article by Peter Leithart entitled “Paedocommunion, The Gospel, And The Church.” Among other things, it answers the aforementioned question, “Should young children receive the Lord’s Supper?” His closing line is especially relevant. “If the Reformed churches hope to advance the gospel with power in our day, we must […]Read more "Should young children receive the Lord’s Supper?"
Before, Naomi could only see the bitterness of God’s providence. But it is like putting a cake into the oven and about halfway through you finally start to smell the sweetness. Now it is so obvious, there is a sweet aroma in the air—a sweetness that is beginning to be realized. This is not a result of Naomi’s planning, this is truly a divine conspiracy.Read more "Divine Conspiracy (Ruth 2)"
As believers in Christ, the pattern of death then resurrection—darkness then light—is a familiar one, but it needs to be familiar in the right way. Hope must have roots in our bones, in order that we would be a people who do not forget God’s promise in the valley of shadows.Read more "Hope In Our Bones (Ruth 1)"
Here is a helpful talk by Pastor Steve Wilkins on baptizing babies.Read more "Why Baptize Babies?"
Rahab was not only adopted into the Church, she was not just tucked away into some obscure corner of history, like we probably will be, but she was called and chosen to be apart of the blood line of the Messiah. Faithful Rahab was in God’s mind as a part of the ancient promise that the seed of the women would crush the head of the dragon.Read more "On Rahab"
“For my name’s sake I defer my anger, for the sake of my praise I restrain it for you, that I may not cut you off. Behold I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tried you in the furnace of affliction. For my own sake, for my own sake, I do it, […]Read more "For His Own Sake, He Has Loved You"
This Lord’s day Ej and I baptized our new baby, Gideon. Our church is non-denominational and has been historically credobaptist. After having to baptize my first two sons in private ceremonies the leadership finally agreed to allow the households to decide the matter for themselves rather than exclude families based on this particular belief. I am so grateful […]Read more "Gideon’s Baptism Exhortation"