Posts with the tag “church-history”
by Benjamin Purves on September 17th, 2021
Statements of Faith are important for the life of a local church. Doctrinal statements serve to guard the truth of Scripture and guide the teaching of the local church, and they are useful for discipling the church in the doctrines of the Bible.
Vaccine Mandates and the Christian's Liberty of Conscience: From 2021 to 1721 and Back Again
by Benjamin Purves on August 12th, 2021
Over this past week, multiple people inside and outside the church have asked about navigating matters of conscience and healthcare when it comes to COVID-19 vaccine mandates. As mandates multiply across society, how should one respond? Should those who have previously declined vaccination pursue a religious exemption, or should they get vaccinated? What should one do if there is no religious exem...