Remember, pastor, God requires clarity, not cleverness; doctrinal fidelity, not rhetorical flourish.
Three ways the Bible shows us how the ordinances should shape our relationships with one another, both on Sundays and throughout the week.
In local churches, converted men and women manifest God’s righteous rule and true political righteousness.
Our relationships will ebb and flow, as will our affection for the church. But the solution is not always looking for a better fit.
Some redemptive-historical preaching can fall into the trap of saying the same thing week after week.