Here’s a few articles, and a video, I think you might find helpful. I would love to here some of your thoughts, and feel free to send Dylan or myself some interesting articles you come across in your own reading. Hope you enjoy!
In this short article, “Four Marks of Fruit-Bearing Christianity,” J.C. Ryle (1816-1900) writes on the importance a faith that bears fruit, and what it looks like. He writes, “The Christianity which I call fruit-bearing, that which shows its Divine origin by its blessed effects on mankind – the Christianity which you may safely defy unbelievers to explain away – that Christianity is a very different thing. Let me show you some of its leading marks and features.”
Preaching on the apostate church at Pergamum (Rev. 2:12-17), Mark Driscoll answers the question, “What is Apostasy?” Watch the video below: