Category: Salvation

Praying to Receive Christ

Is it unbiblical to encourage someone to pray to “receive” or “accept” Christ as their Lord and Savior? Is it unbiblical to speak of inviting Christ into your heart or life? Dr. Steve Gaines (Pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in the Memphis suburb of Cordova, Tennessee, and a member of the committee that framed the […]

Is There a Bridge over the Troubled Waters
of Our Soteriological Divide?

Dr. Bonts is the Senior Pastor of Parkway Baptist Church in Auburn, Alabama.  He has earned a BA in Theology from The Baptist College of Florida, and an MDiv and PhD from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Over the course of my fifteen years in ministry, Southern Baptists have written much in defense of various positions […]

The Sinner’s Prayer: Superstitious or Scriptural?

By Ron F. Hale. He has served as Pastor, Church Planter, Strategist (NAMB), Director of Missions, Associate Executive Director of Evangelism and Church Planting for a State Convention, and now in the 4th quarter of ministry as Minister of Missions. “You will not find a place where a superstitious sinner’s prayer is even mentioned. And […]

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Beyond Calvinism and Arminianism: Toward a Baptist Soteriology
Part 4: The Anthropological Presuppositions

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Beyond Calvinism and Arminianism: Toward a Baptist Soteriology
Part 4: The Anthropological Presuppositions

Eric Hankins is the Pastor of First Baptist, Oxford, Mississippi Editor’s Note: Today’s post is the fourth of a four-part series by Eric Hankins entitled “Beyond Calvinism and Arminianism: Toward a Baptist Soteriology.” This series attempts to frame Baptist soteriology in a different structure than the traditional “TULIP” comparisons with the doctrines of Calvinism or […]

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Theological Terminology Thursday:
The Study of Specialized Words Relating to Theology

Conversion and Regeneration

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Theological Terminology Thursday:
The Study of Specialized Words Relating to Theology

Conversion and Regeneration

By Ron F. Hale. He has served as Pastor, Church Planter, Strategist (NAMB), Director of Missions, Associate Executive Director of Evangelism and Church Planting for a State Convention, and now in the 4th quarter of ministry as Minister of Missions. A Personal Application of the Words I was born into a lost and sinful world; […]

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