Blog

An Important Message

To those who call Faith Church home - Over the last number of days our country has again been confronted with the issues of racism, discrimination and white supremacy, thrust to the forefront following the events in Charlottesville, Virginia.  For some within Faith Church, you face these...

The Officers of the Church (Blogging the Belgic Article 31)

We continue our 2017 series examining each of the articles of the Belgic Confession, one of Faith Church’s confessions of faith. We live in a culture that emphasizes one’s power to choose for oneself as well as one that often has a disrespect for leaders and authority. In some ways...

The Government of the Church (Blogging the Belgic: Article 30)

We continue our 2017 series examining each of the articles of the Belgic Confession, one of Faith Church’s confessions of faith. Whenever I teach about different church traditions and denominations, I highlight that different Christian groups agree about 99% of the issues, but they are...

The Marks of a Church (Blogging the Belgic: Article 29)

We continue our 2017 series examining each of the articles of the Belgic Confession, one of Faith Church’s confessions of faith. Article 28 of the Belgic Confession highlighted the importance of joining the church and also of the great danger it is to separate from it. I realize that some...

The Communion of Saints (Blogging the Belgic: Article 28)

We continue our 2017 series examining each of the articles of the Belgic Confession, one of Faith Church’s confessions of faith. I did not grow up in a church or a tradition that regularly confessed The Apostles’ Creed, so I really learned it and became familiar with it through the...

The Church (Blogging the Belgic: Article 27)

We continue our 2017 series examining each of the articles of the Belgic Confession, one of Faith Church’s confessions of faith. When people write or blog about the church, the words that they say are typically not very good. People will point out declining numbers in many churches and...

The Intecessor of Jesus our Mediator (Blogging the Belgic: Article 26)

We continue our 2017 series examining each of the articles of the Belgic Confession, one of Faith Church’s confessions of faith. One of my fondest memories of college is when our college President would conclude chapel services with us singing a cappella the song, “Christ is All I...

12...12131415161718192021 ... 2728