I Am the Church

I had dinner with a good friend a few weeks ago and as we were leaving she asked me a question that she said I should meditate on, a question that was presented to her at church that day.  The question was this: “If [our] church were to close, would the community notice?” As I…

The Youth Are Craving Simplicity

The Youth Are Craving Simplicity: An Unchanging God Expects Unchanged Biblical Worship in an Ever Changing World “I desired Titus, and with him I sent a brother. Did Titus make a gain of you? walked we not in the same spirit? walked we not in the same steps?” 2 Corinthians 12:18 Growing up in the Primitive Baptist Church I always…

God’s Concern

Lately at Flint River, I have been attempting to preach through the book of Daniel. It’s been encouraging, in that Daniel is a book of one deliverance in the face of persecution after another. It also speaks to the Divine inspiration of scripture, in that God discloses the reality of the next three world empires…

How Would You Define Church?

By Benjamin Winslett Were you asked to, how would you define the Lord Jesus’ Church? I would venture to say many would define it as “a place we go to worship.” I would argue that the church is your identity, rather than a location. Let’s consider a few more definitions: The Pillar and Ground of…

Is Hyperactivity Real Discipleship?

By Joshua Winslett Recently I have noticed a disturbing trend among Christianity. I have been guilty of the trend many times in my life and did not necessarily even know I was guilty. The trend will be detrimental to Christianity in America. The trend is replacing personal discipleship with hyperactivity. You may ask what the…

Twelve Marks Of The Apostolic Church

By Sylvester Hassell, Published in Hassell’s History, 1886 Shorter, Condensed Text 1st Mark. The apostolic church consisted only of those persons who had been convicted of sin by the Holy Ghost, and who had given signs of repentance towards God, and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as the Son of God. 2nd Mark. True baptism,–the immersion,…