Category: Salvation

Backsliding is Not a New Testament Message

By Bob Williford, former director of the Hope Migrant Mission Center at the Migrant Farm Labor Center near Hope, Arkansas, a ministry of the Arkansas Baptist Convention. For many years I have studied what seems to be an obvious abuse of terminology within the Evangelical Community. Backsliding is often used to describe the sin of […]

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Monday Exposition Idea:
The Centerpiece of Christianity
(Galatians 6:14)

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Monday Exposition Idea:
The Centerpiece of Christianity
(Galatians 6:14)

By Franklin L. Kirksey, Pastor, First Baptist Church of Spanish Fort, Alabama, and author of Sound Biblical Preaching: Giving the Bible a Voice. These expositions by Dr. Kirksey are offered to suggest sermon or Bible study ideas for pastors and other church leaders, both from the exposition and from the illustrative material, or simply for […]

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Our Foundation Stands in Christ Alone

By Bob Williford, former director of the Hope Migrant Mission Center at the Migrant Farm Labor Center near Hope, Arkansas, a ministry of the Arkansas Baptist Convention. The life of the believer in Christ has foundation in Him alone for He alone is our Source. When we are born physically into our earthly families there […]

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Distinctive Baptist Beliefs:
Nine Marks that Separate Baptists from Presbyterians
Distinctive Baptist Belief #9:
Decisional Conversion/Gospel Invitations (not Confirmation)

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Distinctive Baptist Beliefs:
Nine Marks that Separate Baptists from Presbyterians
Distinctive Baptist Belief #9:
Decisional Conversion/Gospel Invitations (not Confirmation)

By Dr. Lemke, Provost, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics, occupying the McFarland Chair of Theology, Director of the Baptist Center for Theology and Ministry, and Editor of the Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Introduction/Summary This series has attempted to delineate historical doctrinal differences between Baptists and Presbyterians. Most […]

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Theological Vocabulary Thursday
The Free Offer of the Gospel

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Theological Vocabulary Thursday
The Free Offer of the Gospel

  By Ron F. Hale, Minister of Missions, West Jackson Baptist Church. Jackson, TN Does God have a universal saving will that desires the salvation of all people who will believe, or was our Lord’s atonement only sufficient for some? Should the Gospel be preached to all indiscriminately with the purpose of calling everyone to […]

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