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 Friday, November 11, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Review of A Heart Set Free, by Christina Fox

Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Pastors need to be very careful with the rhetoric they use about voting choices.

Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Gynocentric interruption of the dominant androcentricity of Scripture

Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

How Humility Grounds and Nourishes Your Soul. Great book for November reading!

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Entering the 500th year of the Reformation.

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

On sale for a good price right now!

Posted on Friday, October 28, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

On the latest decision regarding Jen Hatmaker

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

A timely publication

Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Donald Trump is not "most men"

Posted on Friday, October 07, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

The Trinity is being threatened

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 »