"Scott Brown’s New Family Integrated Church Declaration and Why You Should Care " by Shawn Mathis

In August of last year I posted an article recommending Shawn Mathis' series entitled "Pastoral Evaluation of the Family Integrated Church Movement" and his book entitled Uniting Church and Family, which is essentially a collection of his many previous online writings concerning the Family Integrated Church Movement (FICM). He has also written a review of … Continue reading "Scott Brown’s New Family Integrated Church Declaration and Why You Should Care " by Shawn Mathis

A Brief Survey of Covenant Theology by Richard Barcellos

Many of the blog's readers will no doubt be familiar with Richard Barcellos, especially if you have watched the excellent introductory videos at the 1689 Federalism website (which I have recommended in the past). For those who are not familiar with him, you may read a little more about him on our Reformed Baptist Resources … Continue reading A Brief Survey of Covenant Theology by Richard Barcellos

God’s Great and Gracious Love – John 3:16 Part 2 (Teaching Outline)

Introduction: Just as I pointed out last week, even so this week I want to observe how important it is to begin reading the text at verse 1 in order to refresh our minds concerning the context leading up to this verse. As the text is read, observe again that the word for (γάρ, gár) at the beginning of verse 16 tells us that this … Continue reading God’s Great and Gracious Love – John 3:16 Part 2 (Teaching Outline)

God’s Great and Gracious Love – John 3:16 Part 1 (Teaching Outline)

Note: As we prepare to examine this text, I just want to point out that there is some legitimate disagreement as to whether or not Jesus is still speaking in verse 16. Although red letter editions of the Bible typically continue with red print through verse 21, I think it highly likely that the Apostle John … Continue reading God’s Great and Gracious Love – John 3:16 Part 1 (Teaching Outline)