The Second Edition of "The Church: Why Bother?" Is Now Available!

Jeff Johnson announced earlier this morning that the new edition of The Church: Why Bother? is now available for sale on Amazon. If you want bulk discounts, please contact Jeff. Here is what John MacArthur has said about the book: In one way or another, virtually every troubling trend in the current world of evangelical … Continue reading The Second Edition of "The Church: Why Bother?" Is Now Available!

The Second Edition of "The Church: Why Bother?" Coming Soon!

Jeff Johnson has just announced that the second edition of The Church: Why Bother? will be available in just a few weeks. Here is Jeff's announcement from his Facebook page: The second, edited, and expanded edition of "The Church: Why Bother?" will be released in just a few weeks. It carries a new endorsement from Mark Dever … Continue reading The Second Edition of "The Church: Why Bother?" Coming Soon!

10 Steps in Maintaining the Unity of the Spirit

Christian unity is a beautiful thing in the eyes of God. It is more than the absence of discord as it includes warm fellowship that is saturated with love and goodwill. “Behold,” David says, “how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity” (Ps. 133:2). There is nothing like collectively worshiping God with … Continue reading 10 Steps in Maintaining the Unity of the Spirit

The Church: Why Bother? by Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson, the author of The Fatal Flaw of the Theology Behind Infant Baptism and a contributor to this blog, has written a new book entitled The Church: Why bother? Having read the book myself, I wholeheartedly recommend it as a solid introduction to the Bible's teaching on the nature, purpose, functions, and importance of … Continue reading The Church: Why Bother? by Jeff Johnson

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