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The Good Portion – the ChurchDelighting in the Doctrine of the Church

The Good Portion – the Church

Delighting in the Doctrine of the Church

Erin Wheeler
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This product is available for pre-order and is due for release on 11 March 2022

Description

What is the Church? Why does it need to exist, and why is it so important? In this important addition to the Good Portion series, Erin Wheeler unpacks what the Bible says about the Church and invites us to see the beauty of the Bride of Christ. She begins by ensuring that we understand what the Church is before turning our attention to the specific things that churches do.

 

This book not only ensures that our minds and hearts are filled with correct doctrine, but encourages us to take steps towards putting our understanding into practice.

 

 

Contents

Series Preface

Introduction: It Doesn’t Matter Until It Does

Part One: What Is the Church?

  1. God’s Idea: His Plan and Purpose for the Church
  2. A Roaring Fire: The Importance and Privilege of Church Membership
  3. A Gathering That Glorifies God: The Mission of the Church

Part Two: What Does the Church Look Like?

  1. A Devotion to the Word: Preaching, Teaching, Reading, Singing, Praying
  2. A Visible Picture of the Invisible: Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
  3. A Pursuit of Holiness: Church Unity and Discipline
  4. A Flock with a Job to Do: Congregationalism, Elders, and Deacons
  5. A Different Kind of Community: Life with One Another

Conclusion: A Heavenly Gathering

Selected Bibliography

Scripture Index

Erin Wheeler

About Erin Wheeler

Erin is married to Brad, the lead pastor at University Baptist Church, in Fayetteville, Arkansas. They have four teenagers. She works part time as a labor and delivery RN, retreat speaker, occasional writer for TGC and 9Marks. Erin loves discipling, teaching women how to study their Bible, and everything outdoors.

Specifications

  • Author: Erin Wheeler
  • Release Date: March 2022
  • Pages: 240
  • Format: Trade paperback
  • Dimensions: 198 x 130
  • ISBN: 9781527108349
  • Imprint: Christian Focus
  • Category: Ministry & Evangelism > Pastoral Resources
  • Series: The Good Portion

Endorsements

… faithful and fun, biblically informed and rich in simple, direct illustrations.

Mark Dever, Senior Pastor, Capitol Hill Baptist Church and President, 9Marks.org, Washington, DC

Weighty and yet practical, Erin’s book is a rare find.  Her passion for the church is visible and contagious. Her clear and personal writing style makes this easy to read and accessible for a new believer, while full of rich teaching for the seasoned saint. Reading this book will change the way you relate to your local church.  If our churches are to be places that ‘protect and proclaim His glory to the world’ then they need to be filled with people who have been transformed by the truths of this book.

Adrienne Lawrence, Pastor’s Wife, Charles Simeon Trust instructor, Bible teacher
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