Amid the numerous government mandates regarding masks and social distancing in church, some Christian thinkers have argued that, “Christians should always obey the government, unless asked to sin.” Based on such reasoning, mask regulations should be strictly followed because it is not “sin” to wear a mask. Furthermore, Christians would also be obligated to obey … More Should Christians Always Obey the Government, Unless Asked to Sin?
I’ve said it before, navigating pastoral ministry is tricky business. But one thing that you can take to the bank is that requiring masks and social distancing at church is an outstanding pastoral decision. The nice thing is that you don’t really have to think about it. The government and health experts have already done … More Six Reasons Every Pastor Should Require Masks and Social Distancing at Church
If you are repenting of sin and truly trusting in Jesus, I do not doubt your salvation. But I may just doubt your salvation story. To be clear, I don’t want to tell people how to share the story of how they came to Christ. Each believer’s testimony is a unique and marvelous story of … More Underrating the New Birth, or, How to Talk About Your Conversion