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October 14, 2014 by John Fonville 0 comments

Abba is not Daddy

James Barr carefully argues for the correct meaning of the Aramaic term, "abba," showing that this word doesn't mean, "daddy." Since “abba” doesn’t mean “daddy or papa” one must not use these infantile ideas when addressing his or her heavenly Father in prayer. Otherwise, one may be addressing God the Father without the honor that is due Him....Keep Reading

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May 8, 2013 by John Fonville 0 comments

The Role of Music in the Worship and Witness of the Church

The Bible sets forth a high view of the role of music in the church’s worship and witness and believers should as well. Why then does the church gather to sing? What is the role of music in the worship and witness of the church? This paper seeks to explore and answer this question....Keep Reading

Tags: music, worship, witness, mission, missional, missions, evangelism, singing

December 17, 2012 by John Fonville 0 comments

Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God

There often exists a widespread suspicion that belief in the sovereignty of God”"particularly election”"undermines or even inhibits zeal for missions and evangelism. Dr. J.I. Packer in his book, Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, persuasively demonstrates that such a misunderstanding is, in his words, “nonsense.” Election, faith, the gospel and evangelism go hand in hand. It is of immeasurable benefit to know that God has chosen a people for Himself. Election instills confidence and guards against discouragement because God’s sovereign government prepares the way for and ensures the success of the proclamation of the gospel. ...Keep Reading

Tags: election, missions, gospel, evangelism, preaching, church planting, grace