Well, here we are again discussing the nature of the Church. Again, there is debate in my circles between those who insist that formal membership in a local church is mandatory for Christians, and those who believe that this is a mistaken notions, at least as it is often presented. I have written elsewhere about how [...]
Please forgive me. My first son is about to be born. Needless to say, I am on a huge baptism kick. As I have been studying I have returned time and again to the question of why we should even study this doctrine. Some good reasons came to mind, but why reinvent the wheel? Westminster Larger Catechism Question [...]
The below is a list of objections to the practice of covenant infant baptism followed by a response. Most of these objections are my own, objections that kept me from the practice for a time. The list was originally created as an outline of questions to help me think through the issue. As I worked [...]
Who should administer the sacraments?
I have met various baptists who, besides being unwilling to obviously baptize their children after birth, will often be exceedingly uncomfortable when it comes to baptizing anyone under the age of eighteen who still lives at home. I will save their full reasoning for another time, however, one often cited reason is the inability for [...]