Michael Riccardi

Michael Riccardi
Michael Riccardi is a faculty associate in the theology department at The Master's Seminary. He is also the pastor of local outreach ministries and pastors the GraceLife fellowship group at Grace Community Church.

Posts by Michael Riccardi

The Motivation of Evangelism

Michael Riccardi | July 02, 2019

The Recent Trinitarian Debate

Michael Riccardi | June 15, 2016

Here is my attempt at a very brief summary of the current debate/discussion surrounding the eternal functional subordination (EFS) of the Son to the Father

Augustine and Christian Joy

Michael Riccardi | April 04, 2016

Many Christians recognize the name of Augustine of Hippo from his valiant defense of the biblical doctrine of divine sovereignty against the man-centered heresy of the British monk Pelagius. And we know that the Reformers made exceedingly..

When Does Error Become Heresy?

Michael Riccardi | November 23, 2015

More than ten years ago, Al Mohler wrote a seminal blog post outlining what he called “theological triage.” Borrowing the term from the emergency room, Mohler discussed the need for Christians to prioritize certain doctrinal issues over others.

Slaves of Christ

Michael Riccardi | June 24, 2015

When I began to preach the book of Philippians a couple years ago, I noticed that Paul immediately identifies himself and Timothy as slaves of Christ Jesus (Phil 1:1). Now, most of the English versions have “servants” or “bond-servants” there,..

Taking Advantage of Evangelistic Opportunities

Michael Riccardi | June 10, 2015

Paul wrote his epistle to the Philippians against the backdrop of the church’s concern for Paul, during his first Roman imprisonment, as he awaited his trial before Nero.

Worldliness and the Christian Ministry

Michael Riccardi | April 08, 2015

Among Reformed evangelicals today, the most influential 19th-century Anglican is undoubtedly J. C. Ryle. And that is not without cause. Ryle's work on discipleship and Christian living has represented a remarkable service to Christ's Church.

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