By Ed Marcelle
If Genesis two is all about marriage's design, then Ephesians five is all about restoration and relationship.
Butchering Ephesians Five.
A lot of people (especially my more liberal Christian friends) will start at Ephesians 5:21 with “submit to one another” and stop right there. And this is where they get their view of marriage: that it is this two-headed beast, where man and woman submit to each other and no one is really the head.
The conservative and fundamentalist Christian’s favorite marriage verse is Ephesians 5:22 – “wives submit to your husbands.” They stop here and miss the big picture.
Ephesians Five Brings the Gospel to the Broken Genesis Design for Marriage.
But if we go through the whole chapter, we see that the ...
This February 2-4, abandon the cold and head to sunny Orlando to join us for the two-part event -- Acts 29 Boot Camp and Resurgence Conference: Our Fathers and Our Future.
For those who register for the conference plus boot camp (no additional charge), we are bringing in four Acts 29 church planters to teach -- these pastors' workshops are available only to boot camp registrants.
For those who want to be assessed or credited for boot camp, these are required sessions. Here's the list of topics and who our speakers are:
REGISTRATION AND MORE INFORMATION
Acts 29 Boot Camp Workshop Schedule:
February 2, 2011:
1:00 pm - "Why the Gospel Matters" Daniel Montgomery2:00pm - "Finding Rhythm and Balance in Your Work as Church Planter" Tyler Jones
February 3, ...
By Scott Thomas, Acts 29 Director
1. How and when did Acts 29 begin?
Acts 29 was founded in 2000 with Mark Driscoll, pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle when it was about 200 in attendance and David Nicholas, a Presbyterian pastor (now retired) of a large church in Boca Raton, Florida. They formed the network to plant qualified, entrepreneurial men who held to a reformed soteriology (salvation) and were willing to engage urban cities with the gospel.
2. Why does Acts 29 exist? What are its chief goals and key emphases?
Acts 29 exists to make gospel-transformed disciples by planting church-planting churches.
Gospel Message: The major emphasis of Acts 29 is the gospel. The gospel is the power of God for salvation and sadly many churches are ashamed of ...