When to Leave Your Church

What are the good reasons to leave a local church? What are the bad reasons? When should you decide to leave your local church?

This is always a weighty topic, but we wanted to answer this question from a listener.

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Women Deacons?

Gracious, intelligent people from almost every tradition disagree on this topic. Does the Bible forbid, allow, or even encourage women to be deacons in the church?

Can women be deacons? What role does a deacon fulfill? What is the purpose of the diaconate?

Three key texts: Acts 6:1-6, 1 Timothy 3:8-13, and Romans 16:1-2.

Resources Mentioned:
Does the Bible Support Female Deacons? – Dr. Thomas Schreiner for TGC
The Biblical Qualifications and Responsibilities of Deacons – Dr. Ben Merkle for 9Marks

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Denominations: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

“Denominationalism is destroying the church,” one man remarked to us a couple of years ago. Is this true?

What are the benefits of denominationalism? What bad comes from the distinctions and separations? Is there a better way? How can we be unified in Christ without violating our consciences?

We answer these questions while exploring the topic of denominationalism.

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