Reformation Today

This year, Monday, October 31 marks a significant date in the Christian calendar. It has to do with an Augustinian monk in Germany and the recovery of the doctrine of justification by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone for salvation. 494 years ago on October 31, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to

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Prayers in the Church

As we’ve been looking carefully at what Paul wrote to Timothy in 1 Timothy 2:8-15 about the differing roles of men and women in the public gathering of the church, it raises some interesting questions. Let’s clarify what this passage is teaching and what it permits and prevents. To begin with, the word translated “men”

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Reformation and Renewal

As we move into October and prepare for winter, I’m reminded that reformation season is in full bloom at our church. I love this time of year! On the last Sunday of October (this year it’s October 30th), we observe Reformation Sunday as a church. We do this because of what the Protestant Reformation means

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