Nick Kennicott considers the delicate pastoral situation of Christians who move from one church to another because of unhappiness with their last church. Faithful local churches want to grow through the redemption of sinners. Through evangelistic efforts and the consistent administration of the ordinary means of grace, there should be a healthy expectation that there …

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There is usually a lot of preparation taking place on Saturday nights for sermons being preached on Sunday. If you’re a Christian, even if you’re not going to preach, there’s sermon preparation that you can be doing as well. From Ryan McGraw at Reformation21: We should pray for preachers in light of the biblical definitions …

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Various observations by the church through a calendar year may bring helpful themes to mind, but they should never eclipse the central theme that is constant reality. Nick Batzig writes about Lent, concluding: Wherever one falls on the spectrum of adherence to elements of the Liturgical Calendar, we must learn to live our Christian lives …

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There’s a difference between deserved and heartfelt appreciation for those who are deceased and the use of unhelpful sentimental phraseology about their eternal state. This is not about making judgments, it’s about leaving what is unknown unsaid. From Nick Batzig’s post at Reformation 21. …I’ve noticed something of a concerning trend over the past several …

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