What the Bride Will Wear

What Will the Bride Wear – What Her Leaders Need

Hebrews 13 contains some surprising language and commands for the church regarding her leaders; statements that fly in the face of much of what is accustomed and assumed in the modern, evangelical church. But God’s wisdom shines through in this text, for His teaching her is a key part of His design for what the church is to be and how she is to be healthy in Him.

What Will the Bride Wear – The Leaders She Needs

God has given pastors and elders to lead the church (Ephesians 4:11-16). But this leadership must never be for their own agenda or glory. The church must pray for and expect leaders who put the focus on God’s word and His plan, and who are themselves examples of the sufficiency and power of His grace through and to fallen people.

"What Will the Bride Wear – Dancing In Discipleship"

In the church, we are to be a place and a people through which others come to know Jesus Christ better. It sounds glorious…and it is so hard when the people around us are so difficult! What does it mean to be a member of a church full of fallen and broken people? Is membership worth it, when it is so difficult to really be connected and invested with each other?

What Will the Bride Wear – Dancing In Discipleship

In the church, we are to be a place and a people through which others come to know Jesus Christ better. It sounds glorious…and it is so hard when the people around us are so difficult! What does it mean to be a member of a church full of fallen and broken people? Is membership worth it, when it is so difficult to really be connected and invested with each other?

What Will the Bride Wear – Draped In Doctrine

We live in a world where any claims of absolute Truth or statements of doctrine (what to believe and why to believe it) are met with suspicion or downright opposition. But the True Church, the Faithful Bride, must stand on doctrine that enunciates the “very truth of God” – for it is indeed the only hope for us and for the world around us.