Who Needs Theology?

Who Needs Theology?

  Recently, I was studying at my favorite coffee shop, when a man glanced over and noticed the stack of theology books occupying my table. He said, “what are you reading?” I handed him two of the systematic theology books I was reading, and he said “isn’t it...
The Cost of Following Christ

The Cost of Following Christ

  This is a guest post by Zack Chatterton. Zack is a good friend of Pastor Ryan. They served in ministry together in Phoenix, AZ. Zack currently serves as a volunteer leader at Phoenix Bible Church and is an Adjunct Instructor of Christian Ministries at Arizona...
The Grace to Live

The Grace to Live

  At Redeemer, we recently finished a three-week study on the doctrine of sanctification. Sanctification is the formal theological word which describes the immediate act of a Christian being made holy through the forgiveness of sins and the transfer of Christ’s...
Does Church Membership Matter?

Does Church Membership Matter?

  If you are a Christian, you should become a member of your local church. Perhaps I’ve already lost some of you by placing a should in that sentence.  Why is that? One reason might be that we tend to think of church membership as “not a bad idea, but not all...