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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The Blog

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

Posted on Saturday, December 31, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Because you need more books...

Posted on Friday, December 30, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Stephen Wellum's book on Christology offers both solid theology and an example of how theology should be done.

Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

My favourite church history book of 2016.

Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Kevin Giles' paper from ETS 2016

Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

A forthcoming book brings Lutheran and Reformed theology into conversation with each other.

Posted on Friday, December 16, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

What you talkin' 'bout, Willis?

Posted on Monday, December 12, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

A Guest Post from Mark Jones

Posted on Thursday, December 08, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

The Reformation was nasty.  Thankfully so.

Posted on Thursday, December 08, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Taking a closer look at one of the top buzzwords of 2016

Posted on Monday, December 05, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

The difference a book review makes.

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 »