Responding to Gathered Worship: With Faith and Hope

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One of the great benefits of gathered worship with the church is that it keeps us regularly under the preaching and teaching of God’s Word. As God’s people we must give attention to God’s Word. We must be diligent to listen as it is taught. We must be willing to place our lives in its…

     

Guest Post: Perilous Times, Dead Baptists, and the Church

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[The following is a guest post from Aaron Menikoff. Aaron serves as Senior Pastor of Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Sandy Springs, Georgia. He will be speaking at the upcoming National Founders Conference in Charleston, SC in October] As I write these words, news outlets are buzzing over the beheading of the American journalist Steven…



Participating in Gathered Worship: Come and Gather

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Earlier this year I began this series of posts on Gathered Worship in the House of God, examining the role and responsibilities of the congregation in corporate worship. Part 1 of the series focused on how to prepare for times of worship. We now come to Part 2: Participating in Gathered Worship. How are we…



Preparing for Gathered Worship: Worship Everyday

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In the last several posts I have addressed the question: How can we best prepare for times of gathered worship? How can we be ready, as members of the church family, to take full advantage of the opportunities we have together to serve in the House of God. So far we have considered our need…



New Book from Founders Press

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Eighteen years ago Founders Press offered its first publication. It was a short booklet entitled From the Protestant Reformation to the Southern Baptist Convention: What Hath Geneva to Do with Nashville. In that booklet Tom Ascol made a clear case for the connection and continuity between the doctrinal convictions of the 16th-century Protestant Reformation, known…