Formal Church Membership: A Good and Necessary Inference

Over the past twenty or so years in pastoral ministry, I have begun to notice more and more a trend away from stressing any kind of formal church membership in local churches. And I have been increasingly hearing the objection that there just isn't any support for such a concept in Scripture. The idea of … Continue reading Formal Church Membership: A Good and Necessary Inference

A Solid Critique of Rob Bell From Martin Bashir

For the readers of this blog who may not yet have heard about this story or seen this video, here is the interview of Rob Bell by Martin Bashir.I recommend checking out Paul Edwards' follow-up interview with Bashir, in which Bashir affirms that he is indeed a committed Christian who attends Redeemer Presbyterian Church in … Continue reading A Solid Critique of Rob Bell From Martin Bashir