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24November 2014

by: Alex Chen

Please Pray for the East Campus!

Please Pray for the East Campus! We are launching a campus of Covenant Fellowship at the eastern edge of Delaware County, about 30 minutes from Glen Mills. We want to see the mission of the gospel move forward, but nothing will bear fruit apart from God’s blessing. Please pray for these are specific requests: Boldness and repeated powerful fillings of the Spirit: Pray for Spirit-filled ...

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22March 2013

by: Alex Chen

Helping Relationships part 2

(part 1 appeared on March 15) Week In, Week Out Ministry In any given week, people have problems and will seek out either advice that will be either good or bad. People will pass that onto others. That advice could be life-giving medicine to the body of Christ, or corrupt the body like deadly cancer. How do we ensure the multiplication of healthy life-giving advice? In addition, we are called ...

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15March 2013

by: Alex Chen

Helping Relationships

(Blog Manager’s Note: in this post [which may be followed by others] Alex shares some insights from a seminary course on counseling recently taken.) Is counseling really needed? We would probably all agree on the nature of scripture as our highest and final authority. But, there are differences of opinion in how to apply scripture. The different departments at Westminster have different ...

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22February 2013

by: Alex Chen

If You Start with Man You End with Man

(Blog Manager’s Note: In this series Alex tackles a big topic. You may or may not agree with all he is going to say—I’m not sure I do—but it’s a healthy conversation to have. O, and I should say that this is a bit heavier than most of our blogs so you might find your head swimming. No need to lose sleep over it. Your life will go on!) A Good Conversation In my ...

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15February 2013

by: Alex Chen

Contending for the Faith

(The second part of a series by Alex, a member of CFC and student at Westminster Theological Seminary) A Call to Contend “I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints” (Jude 3) The faith that we defend is the faith delivered to us in God’s Word. Christians are not called merely to defend Theism (the ...

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8February 2013

by: Alex Chen

Defending Our Faith- part 1

(Manager’s Note: this begins a series helping Christians defend their faith. Hope you enjoy!) An Army of Apologists "Apologetics" is a fancy word that means "defending the faith". I'm taking Apologetics 101 at Westminster, and God has been teaching me a lot. Over the years, my apologetics has been geared at reaching the mind—coming up with good, logical reasons why someone should ...

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31January 2013

by: Alex Chen

How the Gospel Affects So Much: a Word for Men and Women

The Sneaky Enemies of Self-righteousness and Complacency I thoroughly enjoyed reading Sinclair Ferguson’s Sermon on the Mount for one of my seminary classes.  Though I've read Matthew 5-7 many times and even memorized parts of it, I was humbled to see how self-righteousness and complacency so quickly sneak into the Christian life.  How easy it is to think we've arrived!  ...

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