Who should administer the sacraments?
My son, Your mom and I have spent a good deal of time debating about what to name you. We both agreed to give you my middle name which is the same as your granddad's, the maiden name of your great-grandmother - Scott. Our last name is a reminder of the connection that we share [...]
Yes, another post concerning abolitionism and local church membership. But this will be a quick one - hopefully. Here is a quick assessment: Most on the side of abolitionism feel that they are being told that in order to be a Christian they must be an active member of a local congregation (on the church rolls, under [...]
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 [...]
First off, I'd like to say that the last chapter is the most significant chapter of this book and really the only chapter that need be read - unless you are looking for more specific arguments. In the last chapter, the author provides a summary of all of his arguments, including a helpful critique of [...]
Stephen Nichols has always been a favorite orator of mine. In his podcast, he always finds a way to pack brilliant lessons from church history into five short minutes. I have also enjoyed his teaching through Ligonier ministries. This is, however, the first of his written work that I have had the pleasure of reading. [...]
Q. 3. What do the Scriptures principally teach? A. The Scriptures principally teach what man is to believe concerning God and what duty God requires of man. So far we have learned that man's chief purpose is to glorify and enjoy God (Q1) and that the only rule to direct us in that purpose are the [...]