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 Monday, August 22, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

The impact a spectacularly boring marriage has on our children.

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

"How we live when we are waiting is a testimony of our faith."

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Now is not the time for CBMW to act like they have nothing to do with the Trinity debate.

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Now is not the time for CBMW to act like they have nothing to do with the Trinity debate.

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

More on beauty, shame, sexual intimacy, and the weight of our neighbor's glory.

Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

The weight of my neighbor's glory.

Posted on Monday, August 08, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

A conversation with Liam Goligher

Posted on Tuesday, August 02, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

The Trinity/CBMW debate raises much broader questions.

Posted on Monday, August 01, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

"Complementarianism" has been compromised

Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Guest post by Luma Simms

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 »