The blog's regular readers may recall that some time ago I wrote a post entitled Answering Scott Brown's Challenge Concerning Age Segregated Education (back in august of 2014). This post sought to publicly notify Scott about a series of articles I had written in response to his own assertions that he had never heard a … Continue reading Apparently Scott Brown Will Never Respond to the Case He Said Could Not Be Made
Last September Shawn Mathis posted an article entitled NCFIC: A New Family Integrated Church Denomination? In this article he sets forth the evidence that the National Center for Family-Integrated Churches (NCFIC) is continuing to look more and more like a new denomination, despite their assurances to the contrary. With Shawn's permission, I have quoted the … Continue reading NCFIC: A New Family Integrated Church Denomination? By Shawn Mathis
Many of the blog's regular readers will remember that I have linked to a number of Shawn Mathis' articles in the past, particularly dealing with the Family Integrated Church Movement. Shawn has offered a critique of this movement from the Presbyterian point of view, while I have responded from the Reformed Baptist perspective. I still … Continue reading Shawn Mathis Has a New Website
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 little over a month ago I posted a blog article entitled Answering Scott Brown's Challenge Concerning Age Segregated Education. In that article I challenged Scott Brown, the director of the National Center for Family-Integrated Churches (NCFIC) and a major advocate of the Family Integrated Church Movement (FICM), either to show that my arguments for age segregated … Continue reading Will Scott Brown Answer My Challenge?
Some of this blog's readers will no doubt remember that I have previously recommend articles by Shawn Mathis, Pastor of Providence Presbyterian Church in Denver, Colorado. I recommended "What Is a Family Integrated Church?" here. And I recommended "Why I Cannot Sign the Family Integrated Church Confession" here. But more recently Shawn has published an eight … Continue reading Shawn Mathis Offers a "Pastoral Evaluation of the Family Integrated Church Movement"
Over the years I have consistently heard advocates of the Family Integrated Church Movement (FICM) assert that age segregated education, such as employed in youth ministries or Sunday schools, is not Biblical. As a matter of fact, Scott Brown, a well known FICM advocate and director of the National Center for Family-Integrated Churches (NCFIC) has at least … Continue reading Answering Scott Brown’s Challenge Concerning Age Segregated Education
Last Friday The Aquila Report posted an article entitled OPC Presbytery of the Dakotas Rules Kevin Swanson’s Church Must Remove Name from NCFIC Confession. Here is a portion of the article: At the ruling of its presbytery, Reformation Church OPC in Elizabeth, Colorado, whose pastor is well-known family integrated church apologist, Kevin Swanson, has removed … Continue reading Kevin Swanson’s Church Removed Name From NCFIC Confession
Earlier this year Shawn Mathis, pastor of Providence Presbyterian Church (OPC), Denver, Colorado, wrote an article entitled What Is a Family Integrated Church? which I alerted this blog's readers to here. Now I would like to bring to your attention a follow-up article written by Shawn entitled Why I Cannot Sign the Family Integrated Church … Continue reading "Why I Cannot Sign the Family Integrated Church Confession" by Shawn Mathis
Last Wednesday Doug Phillips resigned from his position as president of Vision Forum Ministries and discontinued his speaking responsibilities as well. Here is the official statement of resignation from the ministry's website: With thanksgiving to God for His mercy and love, I have stepped down from the office of president at Vision Forum Ministries and have discontinued … Continue reading Doug Phillips Resigns From Vision Forum Ministries