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Please Pray for the Family Conference in Alabama

Posted by Scott Brown on Mar. 27, 2015

Tonight and Saturday, I will be in Montgomery, AL to speak to a local group on marriage. Tom Ford and his family are organizing this conference. Here is how you can pray: 

Pray for our submission, humility, boldness, and love as we are going there to extol and defend the biblical view of marriage by explaining it from the Word of God...

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Is There a Regulative Principle of Worship?

Posted by Scott Brown on Mar. 27, 2015

I love the general session the subject, “The Regulative Principle of Worship in the Confessions of Faith.” But I think I’m most passionate about the first one, “Is there a Regulative Principle?”, because I believe the regulative principle, historically understood means that God regulates worship in a way that is different than He...

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NCFIC Declaration: Article II - Christ is the Head of the Church

Posted by Scott Brown on Mar. 26, 2015

We affirm that our Lord Jesus Christ is the Head of His church, having purchased it with His own blood, and that He rules His church by His Holy Spirit through His Word in order to make known the manifold wisdom of God and to bring glory to Himself (Deut. 8:3; Matt. 28:18-20; John 17:17; Acts 20:28; Eph. 1:19-23; 3:10; 4:15; 5:23; Col. 1:18)....
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What is a Family-Integrated Church?

Posted by Scott Brown on Mar. 25, 2015

Here is how Grace Family Baptist Church in Spring, Texas explains it:

Family Integrated Churches come in all shapes, sizes and varieties.  There are FICs in virtually every denominational and theological tradition, and in most sections of the country.  While no two FICs are exactly alike, they do have certain distinctives in common....

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Are Fathers Priests?

Posted by Scott Brown on Mar. 24, 2015

Here is an excellent article by R.C. Sproul Jr. that unravels confusion regarding a church and family matter. Mixing up roles and responsibilities in these two great institutions God has provided - the church and the family - can lead to misapplying Scripture. R.C. shows how a good and right concept can be harmful if it is misunderstood and...

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“The Playbook” - A New Book from Carlton McLeod

Posted by Scott Brown on Mar. 23, 2015

Here are the opening words from Carlton McLeod's new book, The Playbook: Five Strategic Plays to Restore the Prophetic Voice of the Church in America:

What in the world happened to the church?  Where is her clarion call for righteousness?  Where is her authority?  Where is her courage to speak boldly into the critical issues of our day? ...

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