Theological Triage and Local Church Cooperation (Part II)

Triage is a necessity in the medical world; it is a matter of life and death. In the world of theology, it can also mean spiritual or physical life and death. In the last post on this topic, we considered the importance of fleshing out the brilliant statement by Rupert Meldinius in the 17th CenturyContinue reading “Theological Triage and Local Church Cooperation (Part II)”

Theological Triage and Local Church Cooperation (Part I)

In 1627, German Lutheran Theologian, Rupertus Meldenius, penned a tract on Christian Unity, in which he writes, “In essentials, unity; in nonessentials, liberty; in all things, charity.”[1] These words provide a framework for how believers can respond to one another when we disagree. Meldinius’s words are a distant echo from the Scriptures, which call believersContinue reading “Theological Triage and Local Church Cooperation (Part I)”

Saved, Secure, and Certain: 5 Truths from 1 Peter

Sunday night, our church finished a very timely study of 1 Peter. Please allow me to share with you five things Peter teaches us in the five chapters of this letter that was written to a group of persecuted Christians dispersed throughout Asia. Your salvation is God’s work; therefore, it is secure. “According to hisContinue reading “Saved, Secure, and Certain: 5 Truths from 1 Peter”