1. PointyHaired Calvinist

    Church discipline of adulterous slave owners

    It's assumed that a number of Southern slave owners raped or otherwise committed adultery with female slaves, bringing forth illegitimate children who are also slaves. Is there any talk among antebellum pastors or theologians about such a crime? Any talk of disciplining such offenders? Any idea...
  2. M

    Theology Partial Rapture And Dispensational Punishment

    Before I became a Presbyterian, I learned a lot of theological doctrines which I considered wrong or heretical. Such doctrines were mostly based on the doctrines of Witness Lee and Watchman Nee. Before officially leaving my local church and moving in to the Presbyterian church, I wrote this...
  3. M

    Bema / Judgment Seat of Christ

    Hello, I am looking for reformed sources on the Bema Seat of Christ with particular attention to refute, explicitly or implicitly, the following equivocated school of thought: "Some Bible teachers view the judgment seat as a place of intense sorrow, a place of terror, and a place where...
  4. chatwithstumac

    Bring Your Bible To Church or Smartphone/Tablet?

    Brothers and Sisters, Is it common for your congregation to read the Word during services with a smartphone or tablet or some other device with a screen? For me, I have a tablet that has the Bible on it but have never felt right to bring it to Church. As technology grows, will our...
  5. J

    Unchurched "Christian" Living In Ongoing Sin as it relates to Mt 18, 1 Cor 5

    I have seen others ask similar questions about family church discipline, but have never seen a solid biblical answer to this one, so I'm excited to hear what my wiser brothers and sisters in Christ have to say! :D Let's use this example: A father (who is supposed to be the leader of the...