Tag Archives: False Teaching

73: Is Doctrine Important to Simple Church?

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Tom and Gavin have already stressed the importance of the study of scripture within the Church. But in our studies, what happens if people in our churches come up with numerous interpretations to a basic scripture passage? By what standard do we evaluate our interpretations? Is there value to systematic theology? Whose “doctrine” do we follow? In this lively and spirited discussion, Gavin and Tom examine the value of “contending for the faith once given to the saints.”

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Episode Sixty: Don’t Be THAT Guy! Part Two

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Participating in a simple form of church means that everyone is encouraged to contribute to the church’s regular gatherings. This can be a great way to hear from God by hearing what He is teaching others. But what happens when there is someone in your midst that interferes in that communication process? What do you do with the person who perhaps talks too much and won’t let others speak? Or what about a disruptive person? A false teacher? In this second part of two episodes, Tom and Gavin discuss what can be done when your meetings are “hijacked” by insensitive people.

 


Episode Fifty Nine: Don’t Be THAT Guy! Part One

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Participating in a simple form of church means that everyone is encouraged to contribute to the church’s regular gatherings. This can be a great way to hear from God by hearing what He is teaching others. But what happens when there is someone in your midst that interferes in that communication process? What do you do with the person who perhaps talks too much and won’t let others speak? Or what about a disruptive person? A false teacher? In this first of two episodes, Tom and Gavin discuss what can be done when your meetings are “hijacked” by insensitive people.

 


Episode Twenty-Six: Blind Spots

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We who have made the transition to a simple form of church think we made a good decision. Most of us cannot imagine a better way to be the Church. But are there some blind spots that we are overlooking in our desire to be a Simple Church? Is there something we are missing? Tom and Gavin discuss our potential blind spots.


Episode Eight: Protecting the Simple Church from False Teaching, Part 2

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Part 2 of the podcast we started last week. We continue to discuss the dangers and remedies of false teaching in the Simple Church (or any church!).


Episode Seven: Protecting the Simple Church From False Teaching, Part One

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This week, Gavin and Tom talk about another hot topic and a common question concerning Simple/Organic/House church: What about False Teaching? The common perception from traditional church goers is that the simple church is a hotbed for false teaching. Is that really true? Listen as we tackle this controversial subject.