The reformation of the Church is one of my great passions, and there are several areas in which I believe reformation to be absolutely essential. It is, for instance, necessary that the Church of today reform in her understanding of the doctrine of salvation (soteriology).
“Christians believe,” wrote John Stott, “that true worship is the highest and noblest activity of which man, by the grace of God, is capable.” This is the kind of life to which believers are called. And yet we often fall short of this privilege. Another
Several years ago, my father-in-law, who for 35 years pastored the First Baptist Church of Milford in Ohio, visited South Africa. One afternoon, as we stood in the kitchen looking out on my backyard, where my daughter, Jessica, was playing, my father-in-law said, “You know,
Everybody in the world lives East of Eden. This may strike you as a strange statement, but allow me to explain what I mean. In Genesis 2:8, we read that ‘the Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man