Category: Front Page Posts

Baptist History Spotlight: John Gano

PastorDanNelson

He served as a chaplain in the Revolutionary War and his big claim to fame is that he is alleged to have baptized George Washington during the war. A painting at William Jewel College shows him baptizing Washington in a river by immersion.

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Draw Or Build?

Allen_Rea_low

There comes a time in the life of every church, and consequently every pastor, when a certain question must be asked: “Do we want to draw a crowd or do we want to build a church?” The way the church answers this question determines not just its future, but also tests its present spiritual health.

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Authentic Christianity | Part Two

kirksey2

True revival begins within the church calling Christians to a new life in the Spirit, but it also means converting thousands of present members for the first time to a new birth by the Spirit. That is a stupendous task considering the way things are today and involves far more than popular meetings, happy singing, and canvassing new ‘prospects.’

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Altarcallphobia!

BraxtonHunter

The bottom line is that evangelistic preachers know that they can’t do the work of the Holy Spirit. I cannot offer or provide grace. I can’t regenerate a lost soul. It’s not in my power to glorify anyone in heaven. What I can (and believe I must) do, is to make the explanation and plan of salvation as clear, organized and understandable as possible.

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Authentic Christianity | Part One

kirksey2

In view of this deluge of counterfeits, believers have an unparalleled need for a deeper understanding of authentic Christianity. For it is impossible to recognize a fraud unless we have an understanding of the genuine. Error can only be correctly measured over against the truth of God’s inerrant Word.

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