Author: David Schrock

Confronting Falsehood in the Church

Editor’s note: The purpose of this series is to write on “Issues in the Church” that either aren’t talked about, ignored entirely, or that we want to contribute to the discussion on. Our goal with this series is to help our readers think through these issues from a biblical worldview with lots of practical gospel-application. Read the rest of the series here. ************************************************** It is striking how often Jesus’ apostles warn the church about false teachers and divisive persons. In the Pastoral Epistles Paul calls Titus and Timothy to beware of false teachers in Crete and Ephesus, respectively. But it’s...

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Dramatizing the Gospel: Church Membership

Editor’s note: The purpose of this series is to write on “Issues in the Church” that either aren’t talked about, ignored entirely, or that we want to contribute to the discussion on. Our goal with this series is to help our readers think through these issues from a biblical worldview with lots of practical gospel-application. Joel opened up our series looking at expository preaching: an end goal more than a style. Mike Cooper wrote on pastoral hospital visits. Dr. Josh Buice answered to important questions about expository preaching. Dr. David Schrock wrote on the question, “What is Jesus’s Evangelism...

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What is Jesus’s Evangelism Program?

Editor’s note: The purpose of this series is to write on “Issues in the Church” that either aren’t talked about, ignored entirely, or that we want to contribute to the discussion on. Our goal with this series is to help our readers think through these issues from a biblical worldview with lots of practical gospel-application. Joel opened up our series looking at expository preaching: an end goal more than a style. Mike Cooper wrote on pastoral hospital visits. Dr. Josh Buice answered to important questions about expository preaching. Today Dr. David Schrock writes on the question, “What is Jesus’s...

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Biblical Theology for the ‘Non-theologian’

What is biblical theology? There are many answers to that question, and just as many approaches to “doing biblical theology.” Recently, friends at the 9Marks e-Journal put out a helpful resource on the subject as it relates to the church: “Biblical Theology: Guardian and Guide for the Church.” And if you keep up on the web, you may come across anything from a blog series on a biblical theology of dessert to a list of resources for understanding the framework of the Bible. Yet, is there anything out there that simply defines biblical theology for someone whose never heard of it before? What follows is...

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