Articles

Articles

Articles on faith, theology, and other Christian topics

Personal Evangelism

Personal Evangelism If you are in Christ and know the forgiveness of sins, it’s because at some point someone told you about the truth of the Gospel. Praise the Lord they did and that you know the hope of eternal life! Someone took the time to tell you about the bad news of sin and its consequence of eternal judgment, and the good news of salvation in Christ alone. This…

Spring Growth

Each week we want to share a word of encouragement and offer some resources from like-minded believers for your profit. These articles are available in print upon request. Spring Growth Beloved Congregation, “Sow for yourselves righteousness, reap the fruit of unfailing love, and break up your unplowed ground; for it is time to seek the Lord, until he comes and…

The Inerrant Word of God

Each week we want to share a word of encouragement and offer some resources from like-minded believers for your profit. These articles are available in print upon request. The Inerrant Word of God Last week, eight of us from MBC spent four days at the Shepherd’s Conference hosted by Grace Community Church and The Master’s Seminary.  Attending were over 4500 men from every…

Family Worship

Each week we want to share a word of encouragement and offer some resources from like-minded believers for your profit. These articles are available in print upon request. Regular Family Worship One of my favorite memories growing up was spending Sunday afternoons at my cousin’s house. We would almost always have roast beast with carrots and onions and potatoes. We would…

Counseling Philosophy and Strategy

Our Presuppositions The following are presuppositions that drive us to be purposeful and intentional in counseling that is thoroughly biblical in both doctrine and practice at Maranatha Bible Church. It is these assumptions that compel us to action in our counseling efforts.

Baptism and Church Membership

Introduction   Recently the elders of MBC have been wrestling with the issue of whether or not members of Maranatha should be baptized by immersion in order to be received as members. Prior to this, baptism has not been a requirement for church membership at Maranatha. However, as the elders wrestled with this issue, we came to the conclusion that this should be…