Tag Archives: Accountability

Connecting earth and heaven

Although we know that good works do not accomplish our salvation, we must take seriously the connection between this life and heaven. Continue reading

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Another urgent question for the Church

How can we proclaim and celebrate a gospel of grace and forgiveness while enforcing standards of morality — without becoming… Continue reading

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Two essential movements for protecting unity

Two motions or forces of movement serve as helpful illustrations of the function of a healthy core group in any organization. Continue reading

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Two kinds of accountability

Is there a place for one-way accountability? Continue reading

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A Church with accountability but not legalism

Jesus required accountable relationships when he told His disciples to go and make new disciples “teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you” (Matthew 28:20). Another truth that teaches accountability for Christians is the fact that (in the Church), we are members of one another (Romans 12:5). Continue reading

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Watching Over One Another

A neglected ministry in the Church  All of those who receive God’s gift of salvation can be confident that God will preserve them as His children all of their days on earth into eternity. This great truth has been titled, … Continue reading

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