Sufficiency of Scripture for Pastoral Ministry, 3, lessons

In the previous two posts we considered what 2 Timothy 3:14-17 teaches us about the sufficiency of Scripture for pastoral ministry. We considered the saving wisdom Scripture gives, v.15, the divine origin of Scripture, v.16, the wide-ranging purposes Scripture serves, v.16, and the complete equipping Scripture provides, v.17. in this third and final post on … More Sufficiency of Scripture for Pastoral Ministry, 3, lessons

Guest Post: How to Welcome Sinners into Your Church, part 3, by Dan Wakefield

Dan Wakefield currently serves as a pastoral intern at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Coconut Creek Florida. This article and the two preceding it are edited from a recent sermon Dan preached in our church.     Practical Applications In the past two blog posts, we saw both the Pharisees’ and Jesus’ differing attitudes toward lost sinners.  Today, I … More Guest Post: How to Welcome Sinners into Your Church, part 3, by Dan Wakefield

Guest Post: How to Welcome Sinners into Your Church, part 2 by Dan Wakefield

 Dan Wakefield currently serves as a pastoral intern at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Coconut Creek Florida. This article and the two to follow are edited from a recent sermon Dan preached in our church.  In the last post the focus was upon the Pharisees’ attitude toward lost sinners. Now let’s consider.. Jesus’ attitude toward lost sinners When … More Guest Post: How to Welcome Sinners into Your Church, part 2 by Dan Wakefield

Guest Post: How to Welcome Sinners into Your Church, part 1 by Dan Wakefield

Dan Wakefield currently serves as a pastoral intern at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Coconut Creek Florida. This article and the two to follow are edited from a recent sermon Dan preached in our church. In a recent series, Pastor Jeff Smith demonstrated how we as Christians should respond, not only to the recent Supreme Court decision, … More Guest Post: How to Welcome Sinners into Your Church, part 1 by Dan Wakefield