Francis A. Schaeffer Institute of Church Leadership Development
Articles by Francis A. Schaeffer that relate to our purpose
God's Word will never pass away, but looking back to the Old Testament and since the time of Christ, with tears we must say that because of lack of fortitude and faithfulness on the part of God's people…
Too often they have failed to show the beauty of love, the beauty of Christ and the Holiness of God, and the world has turned away.
Our Confession of Faith, Chapter 28, Section 5, makes it very clear that our subordinate standards do not teach Baptismal Regeneration:
I want to say to you, those of you who are Christians or even if you are not a Christian and you are troubled about the direction that our society is going in, that we must not concentrate merely on the bits and pieces.
If truth is one, that is if truth has unity, then Christian education means understanding, and being excited by, the associations between the disciplines and showing how these associations are rooted in the Creator's existence.
Two biblical principles must be practiced simultaneously, at each step of the way, if we are to be really Bible-believing Christians.
Dr. Francis A. Schaeffer composed the following thoughts in observance of the formation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Such thoughts on church development should challenge us how we do our churches too!
Considerable interest in the question of Presuppositionalism and traditional Christian evidence in evangelism
Make no mistake. We as Bible-believing evangelical Christians are locked in a battle.
We must realize that our being one will take looking to the Lord for help. There will be problems of coordination which must be worked out with patience, with being servants to each other.
Articles by others who also point to Schaeffer's influence and perspectives
The rationale for this series is that many of the great writers who have helped many Christians mature are now either unknown or neglected by many who could use these authors' insights into the faith.
Our education no longer tells us something about the sweep of human drama through time and in different places.
Had Jesus become a dangerous liberal with new ideas, when he argued against the orthodoxy of his day in the Sermon on the Mount?
Whatever Happened to Evangelical Theology?
Half a century ago, an American pastor named Francis Schaeffer opened his home in Switzerland to anyone who was struggling with the basic questions of life. It was the beginning of L'Abri, a word meaning "shelter."
"Take my life and let it be, consecrated, Lord, to Thee"
Reproduced from Explaining Hermeneutics: International Council on Biblical Inerrancy, 1983.
The Reformation brought a renewed interest in curiosity and discovery, in calling and education, in work and civil responsibility.
Our current task is the collecting articles and essays by the Late Francis Schaeffer, as well as researching his materials and making application of them to help lead the church into a better, more biblical direction.
If you have research, articles from Schaeffer or key people who were "influenced" by him, let us know… info (at) intothyword.org