When should a church be concerned, or even discipline a member for his personal views on a given issue?

Todd, Carl, and Aimee weigh in on problematic personal views of church members. Their discussion is brought on by a PCA elder who holds pro-choice views running for public office. Are issues like abortion, racism, opposition to interracial marriage, a matter of concern to local churches and to denominations? The crew takes into account Christian non-negotiables and secondary issues, and who the persons holding the troubling views are: new believers in need of discipleship or an office bearer in the church? Listen to the connection between the Sixth Commandment, the Westminster Confession and Larger Catechism, the concept of personhood, and man as the image of God.


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Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics.

Posted on Friday, February 09, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

...to the means of grace?

Posted on Monday, February 05, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Kruger on Hatmaker

Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

A thought experiment...

Posted on Monday, January 29, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

 A plea for repentance and moral clarity

Posted on Friday, January 26, 2018 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Yes.  More so than our generation does but perhaps not in the way our culture of victimhood accepts.

Posted on Friday, January 26, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

How do we respond to rumors and acusations?

Posted on Friday, January 26, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Rachel Denhollander explains law and gospel

Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville
Posted on Saturday, January 20, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Another voice from the margin...

The Contributors

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics. Read more at each of their individual blogs, listed below.

 


Carl Trueman

Postcards from Palookaville

Pastor and teacher of church history, this anti-celebrity "celebrity” dreams about what might have been, had he played his cards right. See all of Carl’s posts »


Todd Pruitt

1517

Always Texan, once Southern Baptist, now Presbyterian, he exhibits a high regard for BASE jumping, interpretive dance, and puppies. See all of Todd's posts »


Aimee Byrd

Housewife Theologian

Driving her kids all over tarnation, and her husband crazy, this tender-loving, cut-throat theologian packs a punch... or Nunchuck. See all of Aimee's posts »