Erik Raymond

Erik Raymond, a Regular Contributor to For The Church, is the senior pastor at Redeemer Fellowship Church in Metro Boston. He and his wife Christie have six children. He blogs at Ordinary Pastor. You can follow him on Twitter.

Jan 28

What Apostates Don’t Say by Erik Raymond

The road to apostasy is paved with indifference to the glory of Christ. 

Dec 2

What Should I Think About During the Lord’s Supper? by Erik Raymond

How should you take communion? I’m not talking about the form of being served, but what should be going on in our hearts and minds as we partake?

Nov 18

I Pray God Turns the Church Upside Down by Erik Raymond

We cannot say we are clear on doctrine when we are so often unclear on the application.

Oct 17

Brothers, We Are Not Talking Heads by Erik Raymond

Dear brother pastors, why have we become so compelled to let everyone know what we think about so many issues peripheral to our calling?

Dec 12

Christs Shocking Pleas for Mercy by Erik Raymond

Even amid the most heated and intense opposition, Jesus shows his heart of mercy and pleads for forgiveness.

Dec 12

Christ’s Shocking Pleas for Mercy by Erik Raymond

Even amid the most heated and intense opposition, Jesus shows his heart of mercy and pleads for forgiveness.

Nov 5

Common Questions Christians Ask About Forgiveness by Erik Raymond

Choosing to hold a grudge is tremendously powerful, controlling others and you. Forgiving is even more powerful, liberating others and you.

Oct 19

The Wonderful Accessibility of the Word by Erik Raymond

Instead of hiding the most important truths on the highest intellectual shelves, God makes them accessible to spiritual toddlers.

Sep 27

Are We Allergic to Insignificance? by Erik Raymond

True greatness, according to Jesus, is found in being rather unimpressive.

Sep 6

I Want Christlike, Bible Reflexes by Erik Raymond

It’s tempting to try to salute the contemporary zeitgeist while also standing firm on the Bible, but this is difficult pose for the faithful Christian to hold for long.