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Making Membership Hard?

Making Membership Hard?

One of the very greatest evils of present-day religious life, it seems to me, is the reception into the Church of persons who merely repeat a form of words such as “I accept Christ as my personal Saviour,” without giving the slightest evidence to show that they know...
Abounding Grace: Churches

Abounding Grace: Churches

The local Christian radio station, 89.5 FM, has recently added “Abounding Grace” to its program schedule; airing each weekday at 8:00 AM. At the close of the program, host Christopher Gordon offers listeners help finding a “URC” church in their area. URC...
Consumerist Churches

Consumerist Churches

Consumerist churches bending their practices to the needs of popular appeal simply cannot carry on their worship in traditional ways that convey deep solemnity, sacredness, gravity, intellectual maturity and seriousness. They cannot add to that a sense of the...
Unmanly Ministers Exposed

Unmanly Ministers Exposed

“I am persuaded that one reason why our working-men so universally keep clear of ministers is because they abhor their artificial and unmanly ways. If they saw us, in the pulpit and out of it, acting like real men, and speaking naturally, like honest men, they...
An Open Letter to United Methodists

An Open Letter to United Methodists

From the Rev. Christian McShaffrey, Pastor of Five Solas Church of Reedsburg, WI concerning the UMC Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace through Separation. While I am very sorry to hear of the painful divisions your denomination has been experiencing since the...
I can’t find a good church!

I can’t find a good church!

Question: “I know what a true church is, but have not been able to find a good one in my area. I have been listening to sermons online, but this is no long-term solution for my spiritual needs. What am I suppose to do?” Answer:  Your predicament is a...