The past two days I have written on the lessons to be learned from the demise of Mars Hill Church. You can find those posts here and here. Today, I would like to consider some lessons to be learned from its explosive growth.
What lessons are to be drawn from this astounding saga? What are lessons … [Read More...]
Yesterday, I covered three lessons that ought to be learned by those paying attention to the saga of Mars Hill Church.
What other lessons can be drawn from this amazing saga? What can be learned from the demise of MHCC?
Leaders must be deeply involved in the pastoral life of the church, no matter … [Read More...]
In twenty years Mars Hill Church (MHCC) went from a new plant out of Antioch Bible Church to a mega church with 15,000 people in 15 locations. Thousands of completely unchurched people received forgiveness and new life from Jesus through the ministry of the church and the leadership of Pastor Mark … [Read More...]
Last week I was teaching on a text that made mention of Satan when a hand shot up. Questions are helpful in clarifying issues related to the immediate discussion. The question was actually more of a comment suggesting that Satan’s sin and fall from heaven is explained in Isaiah 14. Time was too … [Read More...]
Know the Heretics
by Justin S. Holcomb
Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2014. 176 pgs.
Who was Pelagius and why should the members of my church bother to find out? Why should we be interested in Arius’s ideas about Jesus Christ, ideas that were condemned as unorthodox hundreds of years ago? … [Read More...]