Category: Ecclesiology

Twelve False Assumptions People Make About Baptists (Part Two)

Dr. Dan Nelson, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Camarillo, CA 7.     . . . that we are controlled by a Hierarchy First, the Bible does not teach that we should have a hierarchy of religious officials over the church. Pastors lead the congregation as a spiritual leader while the deacons assist him. We have already asserted […]

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Twelve False Assumptions People Make About Baptists (Part One)

Dr. Dan Nelson, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Camarillo, CA The disciples were first called Christians at Antioch by people who saw their lives. They assumed they were like Jesus by how they lived. All of us have been confronted by people who think they know what Baptists believe and practice. If these practices have not […]

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Wes Kenney Motion

Wes Kenney presented a motion during the convention at Orlando that was referred to the Executive Committee.  The following is the motion in full: I move that the messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention meeting in Orlando, Florida, June 15-16, authorize the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention to consider any church’s affiliation with […]

Great One Liners

Here are some one liners from a Pastor named Kevin DeYoung, who is the Pastor of the University Reformed Church in E. Lansing, Michigan. These one liners are great quotes. Read, enjoy, and learn from them. Here they are: • The Church is Christ’s bride. And why is it that so many people think it […]

Landmarkists? Really?

J. R. Graves, who was such a major  influence for Landmarkism in W. TN and Western Kentucky,  was also a major player in the development of Union University in Jackson, TN.  Dr. James Pendleton was also a major influence for Landmarkism in Southern Baptist life, and he was a former President of Union University. These two men […]