I believe a few basic principles should be applied across the board to better coordinate financial stewardship policies convention-wide. What is wrong with asking all of our convention entities to live by and support a few simple guidelines?
To call something a “Christian liberty” means it is NOT an essential to Christianity. Unlike the essential doctrines of the church, a liberty is something I am free to practice or not practice.
Is a person saved BECAUSE he repents and by faith believes in the finished work of Christ on the cross or is a person saved so that he can THEN by faith repent and believe in the finished work of Christ on the cross?
Wealth can become a curse—when it influences us away from God…
Wine has one, unqualified, good use in Scripture, and that is as a metaphor for the wrath of God.