Category: Salvation

Osama Bin Laden is Dead–and I am Both Grieved and Gladdened!

Tim Rogers, Pastor, Ebeneezer Baptist Church, Indian Trail, NC This video is taken from a gathering in Times Square on the Sunday evening it was revealed that Osama Bin Laden was dead…. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4__MYjh64YE The demise of this terrorist, the man behind financing the bombing of the World Trade Centers, brings with it a mix of […]

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Authentic Christianity

Malcolm B. Yarnell III, Managing Editor of the Southwestern Journal of Theology and Director of the Center for Theological Research at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX, contributes these thoughts on Authentic Christianity, and offers two articles addressing this subject from the Journal available at no charge to the readers of SBC Today — “When Hope Screams: Learning How to […]

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The Study of Specialized Words relating to Theology">Thursday is for Theological Terminology:
The Study of Specialized Words relating to Theology

Ron F. Hale, Associate Pastor, West Jackson Baptist Church, Jackson, TN Definite Atonement . . . (also known as Limited Atonement and Particular Redemption) One definition: “The belief that Christ bore the wrath of God for God’s elect alone. God, the Father, chose certain persons to be His children, and on the cross the Son died […]

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Accepting New Church Members: A Biblical/Baptist Perspective

Robin Foster, Pastor, Immanuel Baptist Church, Perkins, OK In discussing the restoration of integrity in church membership, there has been a great resurgence in the biblical practice of church discipline.  Not that many Southern Baptist churches are initiating this biblical practice in their churches (personally I don’t know of any in our association), but there […]

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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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