From the very beginning, creeds and creedal formulations have played a crucial role in the beliefs and practices of Christian churches. Some Christians (usually in free church traditions) deny the creeds any authority in teaching or value in worship. But this rejection of tradition usually stems from a misunderstanding of the function of the creeds […]
Here’s one way that our church seeks to celebrate the beauty of gender complementarity during our corporate worship gatherings.
Is Satan capable of inception? Does he whisper temptations in our ear? Is Satan’s authority, power, and relationship to unbelievers the same or different from Christians? These are all valid and, frankly, somewhat haunting questions. I am not left emotionally unmoved by the many destroyed marriages and ministries around me Satan has devoured. I trust […]
The Apostles’ Creed is a summary confession of vital Christian doctrines used liturgically throughout the Western church.
Jesus tells us that gifts like marriage are meant for this age to point us to the reality of the age to come.
On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson sits down with MBTS colleague Dr. Matthew Barrett to talk about the importance of Trinitarian theology for pastoral ministry, the orthodoxy of simplicity, what’s up with the EFS debate, and more.
I’ve got a confession: I often view the Holy Spirit as nothing but a useful tool. This thought dawned on me as my wife and I sat down to watch through the Star Wars Saga (wife’s first time, my second). The Force Anyone who knows anything about Star Wars has likely encountered talk of the […]
This is a book that I want to get in the hands of every church member because it is the backbone of what we need in 2021: church unity.
During my childhood, it was commonplace to lose sleep over an irrational fear of heaven. Yes, heaven. As a child, I feared heaven more than I feared Hell. Of course, this was an irrational fear, but I had not yet been taught the Bible or discipled in areas of theology. Perhaps you wonder what would […]
FTC.co asks Matt Emerson, associate professor of Religion at Oklahoma Baptist University, “What advice would you give Christians who want to mature in their theology but feel academic books are inaccessible?”