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Counterpoints: Four Views on the Church's Mission

Counterpoints: Four Views on the Church's Mission

by Christopher J. H. Wright, John R. Franke, Jonathan Leeman and Peter J. Leithart

This book articulates various evangelical views regarding the church's mission and provides a healthy, vigorous, and gracious debate on this controversial topic. In a helpful Counterpoints format, this volume demonstrates the unique theological frameworks, doctrinal convictions, and missiological conclusions that inform and distinguish the views:Soteriol… Read more…

The Rule of Love: How the Local Church Should Reflect God's Love and Authority

The Rule of Love: How the Local Church Should Reflect God's Love and Authority

by Jonathan Leeman

God Is Love vs. Love Is God Our culture’s view of love—with no boundaries or judgments or conditions— justifies whatever our hearts want and whatever our hearts feel, rejecting any authority that gets in the way. Falsely heralded as the only path to true selfexpression and self-realization, this kind of love diminishes—if not completely redefines—t… Read more…

Understanding the Great Commission

Understanding the Great Commission

by Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman

God means to fulfill the Great Commission through local churches.  How did the apostles and the churches of the New Testament obey the Great Commission? By gathering Christians together in churches. The church is God’s plan for evangelism, discipleship, and the Great Commission. This connection between the Great Commission and the church dram… Read more…

Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus
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Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus

by Jonathan Leeman

Why should you join a church?Becoming a member of a church is an important, and often neglected, part of the Christian life. Yet the trend these days is one of shunning the practice of organized religion and showing a distaste or fear of commitment, especially of institutions.Jonathan Leeman addresses these issues with a straightforward explanation of what c… Read more…

Understanding The Lord's Supper

Understanding The Lord's Supper

by Bobby Jamieson and Jonathan Leeman

Why did Jesus give the church a meal to eat together? The Lord's Supper isn't just something churches do together, it's something that binds us together, making many into one. This accessible work biblically explains what the Lord's Supper is, how it relates to a local church's life together, who should celebrate the Lord's Suppe… Read more…

Church Discipline: How the Church Protects the Name of Jesus
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Church Discipline: How the Church Protects the Name of Jesus

by Jonathan Leeman

Church discipline is essential to building a healthy church. So how exactly do we practice church discipline?Jonathan Leeman helps us face the endless variety of circumstances and sins for which no scriptural case study exists, sins that don’t show up on any list and need a biblical framework to be corrected appropriately in love.Here is a contemp… Read more…

Understanding Church Leadership

Understanding Church Leadership

by Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman

Who leads a church? Why is this important to God? God cares about his glory, and he means to display his glory through the church. For this very end, God has established elders and deacons, members, and congregational authority. This primer on church structure connects the different offices of the church to one another and to the glory of God.… Read more…

How Can I Love Church Members with Different Politics?

How Can I Love Church Members with Different Politics?

by Jonathan Leeman and Andy Naselli

“I eagerly commend this series.”—R. Albert Mohler Jr., President, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Election seasons can cause division on a variety of issues. But what happens when you disagree with someone in your local church community? Authors Jonathan Leeman and Andy Naselli propose that Christians should learn how to disagree on such iss… Read more…

Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus

Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus

by Michael Horton and Jonathan Leeman

Jonathan Leeman addresses the commonly asked (and often unanswered) question of, “Why should I join a church?” in a time when many are shunning the practice of organized religion. By offering a brief, straightforward explanation of what church membership is and why it’s important, Leeman gives the local church its proper due and builds a case for commi… Read more…

Hosanna in Excelsis: Hymns and Devotions for the Christmas Season

Hosanna in Excelsis: Hymns and Devotions for the Christmas Season

by Jonathan Leeman, David Leeman and Barbara Leeman

Enrich Your Christmas with the Sounds of the SeasonMusic has always been central to celebrating the coming of Christ into the world. With Hosanna in Excelsis you can experience the hymns of the season like never before. This devotional couples the lyrics and score of a new hymn daily with a devotional message about the hymn’s biblical and spiritual… Read more…

Church Discipline: How the Church Protects the Name of Jesus

Church Discipline: How the Church Protects the Name of Jesus

by Jonathan Leeman

More and more church leaders, pastors, and members are looking for guidance on how to practice church discipline in a biblical way. Here is a contemporary and concise how-to guide that provides a theological framework for understanding and implementing disciplinary measures in the local church, along with several examples of real-life situations. Drawing on … Read more…

Baptist Foundations: Church Government for an Anti-Institutional Age

Baptist Foundations: Church Government for an Anti-Institutional Age

by Mark Dever, Michael A. G. Haykin, Jonathan Leeman, Thomas R. Schreiner, Stephen J. Wellum, Thomas White, Shawn Wright, Andrew M. Davis, Benjamin L Merkle, John S Hammett and Kirk Wellum

Ours is an anti-polity age, perhaps more than any other time in the history of the church. Yet polity remains as important now as it was in the New Testament.   What then is a right or biblical polity? The contributors to this volume make an exegetical and theological case for a Baptist polity. Right polity, they argue, is congregationalism, elder leade… Read more…


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