The Guy On The Screen Is Not Your Pastor

The Guy On The Screen Is Not Your Pastor

At AGR we are passionate in our commitment to the local church. We do not want listeners and readers to substitute AGR for the local, visible church. Unless you are in our congregation we are probably not going to be able to visit you in the hospital, nursing home, or...
What Preaching Christ From All Of Scripture Does And Does Not Mean

What Preaching Christ From All Of Scripture Does And Does Not Mean

In recent days there has been considerable discussion about what it means to speak of “preaching Christ from all of Scripture.” Some object to this way of speaking and this approach to Bible interpretation on the grounds that it does violence to the true meaning of...
The Church Of Misfit Toys

The Church Of Misfit Toys

Outside the church, i.e., outside the visible, organized Christ-confessing covenant community, where the gospel is preached purely, the sacraments of Holy Baptism and the Lord’s Supper are administered purely, and where church discipline is used, the church often...
Why Don’t Confessional Reformed Churches Grow More Quickly?

Why Don’t Confessional Reformed Churches Grow More Quickly?

When newcomers enter confessional Presbyterian and Reformed (hereafter, P&R) churches they have entered a world that is different from that with which they are familiar. I have written a very brief tour guide for such pilgrims and their hosts. In this essay I hope...