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The “Blog Articles” page of the Reformed Baptist Network focuses on the crucial role of cooperation between like-minded churches in advancing missions and spreading the Gospel. Our primary objective is to facilitate collaboration among local churches through RBNet to further the mission work. We firmly believe that missions should have its foundation in, oversight from, and accountability to the local church.

Friendship

Friendship

Two instances of loneliness should startle us. The first instance is seen when our Lord desired human sympathy and friendship from His disciples in the Garden the night He was betrayed. Commenting on this Octavius Winslow in his book The Sympathy of Christ with Man...

The Dangers of Heartfelt Ignorance

The Dangers of Heartfelt Ignorance

Editor's Note: Drawing upon John Bunyan's classic work Pilgrim's Progress, John Sweat provides us with a much-needed warning of heartfelt ignorance in our lives and then directs us to its cure. Permission to reprint this article has been granted from the author and...

Do Small Things for God

Do Small Things for God

Editor's Note: Many Christians struggle to understand what a faithful Christian life looks like in this world. Zealous appeals to "make a difference for Jesus" can leave believers feeling like failures for not doing more to advance Christ's kingdom. Eric Ayala wisely...

Giving to the Church

Giving to the Church

Why should you give? God’s Word is abundantly clear: God cares about your money and your giving (Mt. 6:2-4, 19-21, 24; Rom. 12:13; 2 Cor. 8:1-15, 9:6-15; Gal. 6:6-10; 1 Tim. 6:9-10, 17-19; Heb. 13:16; cf. Ps. 37:21; Prov. 11:24-25, 28, 19:17). Giving is a tangible and...

I’m Sorry, but I Can’t be Your Pastor

I’m Sorry, but I Can’t be Your Pastor

Editor's Note: What should the relationship be between the local church and biblical counseling ministries? Jim Newheiser answers by prioritizing the centrality of the local church and pastoral ministry while recognizing the value of biblical counselors. In our latest...

The Main Thing

The Main Thing

What did Paul do when he entered a city? What did Peter do on the Day of Pentecost? What did Stephen do when arrested? What did Philip do when he went to a city in Samaria? What was Jesus always doing? You know the answer: teaching and preaching the Word of God!...

Learning to be Human

Learning to be Human

Those who know me well know I’m a big country music fan. One song that I’ve been enjoying recently is “Human” by Cody Johnson, in which he sings, “...forgive me, I really don’t know what I’m doing. I’m still learning to be human.” Though Johnson himself is presumably...

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