Tag Archives: sound doctrine

Belief and Behavior

Been reading a book on asking the right questions when it comes to thinking through how to be intentional in leading people in the church towards following Christ. It’s what we’re commissioned to do, “Go and make disciples” (Matt 28:19-20). … Continue reading

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Don’t Let It Go

Hovering over the last church in Revelation 2, Thyatira. What a complex church. On the one hand, within their gathering there’s all the stuff that you’d want to see in a church, all the stuff that the Lord who is … Continue reading

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Adorning Sound Doctrine

Sometimes a morning reading will “pop” and I’m not exactly sure why. No obvious, apparent reason why those particular words should grab me. And so, I default to being pretty sure the Holy Spirit is wanting me to pick up … Continue reading

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The Tenth Fruit of the Spirit?

It’s been a good week working through Titus as part of my morning readings. And in a letter that is so concerned with teaching, and defending, sound doctrine, what has been clear is that, in a sense, sound doctrine is … Continue reading

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Good News. Good Works.

Paul left Titus in Crete so that Titus “might put what remained into order” (Tit. 1:5a). Paul had proclaimed the gospel in town after town. And in every place where people believed, the lost sheep who were found came together … Continue reading

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To Be or Not To Believe?

You can’t have one without the other. Professing to know God without living for God are mutually exclusive (Tit. 1:16). To really believe is to be mindful of how you actually behave. No sense claiming to embrace a systematic theology … Continue reading

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We’re All Pudding

The proof is in the pudding . . . and child of God, we’re all pudding! This morning, that’s what I’m picking up from what Paul is laying down. Reading in Titus 2 this morning. While Paul has been the … Continue reading

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