Has there ever been a time when the Church, the world-over, has not gathered for public worship and the ordinances for two consecutive months, including the season of Easter? She has gone through plague and persecution over the course of millennia, but now she has ceased to gather. “Has such a thing happened in your days, or in the days of your fathers?” (Joel 1:2).
In a sincere attempt to respectfully work with our civil magistrates under their COVID-19 measures, while desiring to uphold our mandate from heaven to gather for worship and the ordinances, the elders/pastors of Trinity Bible Chapel have sent the following correspondence to all levels of government, signed by each elder/pastor on church letterhead. April 23, 2020 RE: Worship Services and COVID-19 Attention: Prime Minister
Whereas Woodland Christian High School has shut down facilities until April 6 and whereas the Premier of Ontario has asked that gatherings over 50 people be cancelled, we will cancel all public church gatherings (including youth ministry) until at least April 6. Whereas the Prime Minister of Canada has recommended that all who can work from home should and whereas our staff can do a
I recently wrote a blog post with some pastoral encouragement and cautions about COVID-19. This post is to provide some quick points to explain how our church is dealing with the pandemic. We are taking the recommendations of our governing authorities seriously, acknowledging that many people know much more about the situation than we do. We are taking the care of our flock seriously, and
Already, this virus appears to be one of the most economically and socially disruptive events in my lifetime. Concerned about how this will unfold over the spring and summer, many are experiencing high levels of anxiety.
An anonymous donor has offered to match every gift, dollar for dollar, up to an accumulated maximum of $100,000 between now and December 15, 2019. If you give $1, it will be turned into $2. If you give $5,000, it will be turned into $10,000. If we raise $100,000, we actually raise $200,000. God continues to multiply our loaves and fish!
Scripturally, covenant is inextricably linked to baptism. Reformed paedobaptists (those who baptize the infants of believers) see a direct link between the Abrahamic and New Covenants, and thus also see a direct link between circumcision (the sign of the Abrahamic Covenant) and baptism (the sign of the New Covenant). They have argued for one covenant in two distinct administrations. Reformed credobaptists (those who baptize believers
Feminism has taught us that men and women are the same, or at least that women should do what men have historically done. A woman achieves fulfillment (whatever that means) by earning money in the workforce, or so the reasoning goes. Personally, my wife and I decided as soon as we had our first child that she would stay home. Taking a wife and siring
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