How is the Church Governed and Led?

Four weeks ago we embarked on a journey to study the doctrine of the church. Thank you to all of the readers who have joined us along the way! Today we will bring this study to a conclusion by discussing church leadership and polity (government). The three main forms of church government today are Episcopalian,Continue reading “How is the Church Governed and Led?”

What is the Local Church?

I am currently in the PhD program at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. My last doctoral seminar was on the topic of biblical ecclesiology—the study of the church. One of our capstone projects was to formulate some thoughts about (1) the local church; (2) the ordinances (baptism and the Lord’s Supper); (3) church discipline; and (4)Continue reading “What is the Local Church?”