The Sovereignty of Divine Institutions

The Sovereignty of Divine Institutions

The word autonomous means self-governing. Though this word is not used in the Bible, the idea is taught in Scripture. We rightly say that each congregation of Jesus’ church is to manage its own affairs. The New Testament plan is to have “elders in every church” (Acts...
A Teacher and a Tetrarch

A Teacher and a Tetrarch

They grew up together but in time went their separate ways. One chose the path of truth and the other followed the course of sin. One became an influential teacher of the gospel while the other rose to prominence as a powerful politician. One chose the company of...
Melting Pot Religion

Melting Pot Religion

Religion in America is becoming more and more diverse. A study conducted by the Cultural Research Center directed by George Barna concluded that the dominant worldview in this country is not a single religion or philosophy. It is a mixture of different beliefs, a...
Where is the Band at Your Church?

Where is the Band at Your Church?

One of the most common questions people ask us is why we don’t use musical instruments in our worship. There are different ways to answer and explain. Here is one way that may seem strange at first, but if the person thinks about it he will answer his own question....
It’s All You Need to Know

It’s All You Need to Know

Often quoted and perhaps the best-known verse of the New Testament, Jesus’ declaration of God’s love recorded at John 3:16 is a key verse of scripture. Some say that “It’s all you need to know.” It is not uncommon to see the reference on banners at sporting events, on t...