The Need for Reformation

Today is the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.  But what was the reformation, and why was it necessary? The ignorance of worship There are so many ways to answer that question, yet I don’t know of any better answer than the one given by John Calvin.  In 1543, he produced a …

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"If you asked me for the most common diagnosis among the people I treat, I wouldn't say depression or post-traumatic stress disorder, although these conditions are all too common among those I've known, loved, and guided to freedom.  No, I would say hunger. We are hungry.  We are hungry for approval, attention, affection.  We are …

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Why I’m Glad We Went Back to One Worship Service

This past Sunday at Grace Bible we implemented one of the biggest changes in the history of our church: we provided for the first time an adult education curriculum on Sunday mornings (called Core Seminars, after the ministry of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.), and we officially moved to one Sunday morning worship …

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