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How You Respond to Conflict

Here’s a helpful summary of different responses to conflict from Peacemaker Ministries. https://peacemaker.training/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Response-Spectrum.pdf   Advertisements

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How to Be Free From Bitterness

Jim Wilson, the father of Doug Wilson, has a superb little booklet on How to Be Free From Bitterness, and it is a jewel of a find. It was encouraging and challenging to me personally, but will also be a … Continue reading

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Composing a Doctrinal Statement [section 9 part 4 — on Disputes and Accountability]

Composing a doctrinal statement (or any other essential documents) can be one of the most arduous (but crucial) projects undertaken by a church. In this series, I’m sharing my own doctrinal statement in an attempt to provide a helpful example … Continue reading

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A Brief Statement on the Nature of Church Ministry

Jesus Christ, in His matchless grace, came into the world to die in our place in order to deliver us from the penalty, the power, and, one day, the presence of sin (Eph 2:1–10; Col 1:12–14), so that we now … Continue reading

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A Definition of the Local Church

I recently sought to develop a carefully worded definition of the local church in fulfillment of a requirement for an apprenticeship I had over the summer. I consulted and leaned on a number of definitions already in existence, especially from … Continue reading

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PA Youth Camp 2015 — “Follow Me”

It is the calling of every Christian to be a complete and competent disciple of Christ; and it’s the responsibility of every Christian to make disciples of others. From Matthew 28:19, Luke 6:40, and John 13:34-35, we see that discipleship … Continue reading

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