Category: BF&M

On Church Membership and Baptism

It was my privilege to serve as chairman of the resolutions committee of the Frisco Baptist Association (FBA) this year. We had our 114th annual meeting last night, and our committee presented five resolutions, all of which passed without opposition. Below is the text of the longest of the five, a resolution intended to begin […]

Reclaiming the Baptist Distinctive – Baptism by Immersion

Dr. Jim Richards, Executive Director of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention and 1st Vice-President of the Southern Baptist Convention, was invited to speak in chapel at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on Tuesday. Dr. Richards spoke on the need for regaining the Baptist distinctive of baptism. Dr. Richards spoke clearly about this distinctive. He attributed […]

The Pillar and Ground of the Truth

These things write I unto thee, hoping to come unto thee shortly; But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth. – 1 Timothy 3:14-15 (KJV) We live in […]

Democratic Congregationalism, A Seventh Baptist Distinctive in Peril (Part 2)

Today, we are pleased to present part two (click here for the entire essay) of this essay which will be presented in two parts. After part two is published, the entire essay will be available on the resource page in .pdf format, and a post dedicated to discussion of the issues raised by Dr. Yarnell […]

Democratic Congregationalism, A Seventh Baptist Distinctive in Peril

Today, we are pleased to present part one of this essay which will be presented in two parts. After part two is published, the entire essay will be available on the resource page in .pdf format, and a post dedicated to discussion of the issues raised by Dr. Yarnell will take its place on this […]