What was it like to be a member of the OT church? What did they believe? What was their experience of God, personally and corporately? Did their religion make them …
Brief introductions to each section, each book, and each chapter of the Bible for use in the lectio continua public reading of Scripture.
Should they not also embrace the reform of the ministry that accompanied the theological reforms, reforms which the Reformers themselves believed were required by the theology of the Reformation?
The Apostle Paul tells Timothy to “remain” in Ephesus. He doesn’t say how long he is to do so. Yet something is to be gained by staying put. The Apostle doesn’t elaborate. Perhaps we can begin to provide some clues. We believe in long-term ministry and would like to identify several keys to achieving one.
Sometime in the school year of 1977-78 I attended a Sunday evening service at St. Mary’s Redcliffe, in Bristol, England. The church has had a long and varied history, including some notoriety for having once refused to allow George Whitefield to preach within its walls, though later, they reconsidered and received him with great effect. The church was built before Columbus sailed and was a beautiful, spacious place in which to conduct a worship service.