Duty of Baptists
2. It is our duty, while rendering punctilious obedience to all the commands of God, to regard the forms and ceremonies of religion as of far less importance than its moral truths and precepts. One of the earliest corruptions of Christianity consisted in magnifying the importance of its ceremonies, and ascribing to them a saving efficacy. With this superstitious reverence of outward forms, a...
10 Things to Remember About Memorial Day
mentalflossr: © Jeff Spielman/Corbis In 2000, Congress established a National Moment of Remembrance, which asks Americans to pause for one minute at 3pm in an act of national unity. The time was chosen because 3pm is “the time when most Americans are enjoying their freedoms on the national holiday.” Here’s a handy 10-pack of facts to give the holiday some perspective.
A Formal Apology
This morning, for the first time, I was asked to teach the Adult Sunday School class. Although I like the NASB my church is ESV. The Elders have asked that when we lead/teach we do so from the ESV. So I thought I’d use the apps on my iPad for Bible and for my notes. I quickly realized the awkwardness of switching between a bible app and a note app from the podium. Next time I’m...
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Dr. Peter Jensen, Archbishop of Sydney on Graeme Goldsworthy and Biblical Theology
Whether the Old Testament requirement is a binding prescription or not, I find...– Kevin DeYoung Taken from his blog to which Pastor Richard Barcellos says: As a pastor, I have always struggled with discussing the issue of giving. It seems that quite often folks just want to make sure they are not required or expected to tithe (give 10% of their earnings to their local...
Should We Debate the Genocidal Pastor? →
Dr. Steven Mazie, Associate Professor of Political Studies, wrote this article for the Atheist site Big Think about Pastor Charles Worley of Providence Road Baptist Church (IFB) and his stance on homosexuality.