For any Reformed Baptist Blog readers who have not yet discovered Dr. Richard Belcher's Journey Series of theological novels, I highly recommend checking them out here:Journey Books - Part 1Journey Books - Part 2This series is a good one for all of you pastors to recommend to folks in your congregations. You may even want … Continue reading The Journey Series of Theological Novels
Ten percent of SBC pastors call themselves 5-point CalvinistsPublished September 28, 2006NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) — While LifeWay Research found the number of Southern Baptist pastors embracing five-point Calvinism to be relatively small,it is undeniable that the conversations on Calvinism within the Southern BaptistConvention have brought renewed interest to the theological system. Surveying413 pastors, the study … Continue reading Ten Percent of SBC Pastors Call Themselves 5-point Calvinists
I have been both intrigued and pleased to discover Reformed Blacks of America. Encountering their website and beginning to read some of the material there has been an enriching, learning experience. Here is the ministry's stated purpose:Reformed Blacks of America, Inc. (RBA) is a center that seeks to build and maintain an infrastructure and network … Continue reading Reformed Blacks of America
Perhaps many of you have already heard about or made use of the NET Bible made available by the folks at Bible.org. If you have had opportunity to use this free resource, you will no doubt have also discovered its many useful footnotes (60,932 translators’ notes). But you will no doubt also have observed its … Continue reading Michael Marlowe’s Review of the NET Bible
Recently I have encountered a growing number of my fellow believers who have become enamored with the House-Church Movement. These believers are Baptistic and hold to the Doctrines of Grace, but they have become disillusioned with the current state of the church and have become convinced that the work of reformation begun in the sixteenth … Continue reading Response to the House-Church Movement: Introduction
The baptism debate between James White and Bill Shishko is a good example of what fair, honest, respectful, and scholarly debate between two Reformed men ought to look like. White argues that "Baptism is ONLY for those who have personally repented & believed in Christ," while Shishko argues that ""Baptism is NOT only for those … Continue reading Debate on Baptism: For Infants or Believers Only?
Many of you may be aware of the consistent anti-Calvinist teaching of Ergun Caner, president of Liberty Theological Seminary at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. But are you aware of just how strident and unjust his characterizations of Calvinists sometimes are? Here is an example of one such unwarranted attack from his QUESTIONS ON NEO-CALVINISM, … Continue reading Calvinists "Worse than Muslims"?