Response to the House-Church Movement: Part Five

What is the meaning of Ekklēsía?In a previous post (Part Four of this series) I indicated that one possible reason for the de-emphasis on elder leadership and authority among some House-Church Movement (HCM) advocates is a misunderstanding of the Greek word ekklēsía, which is commonly translated as church in the New Testament. Now I would … Continue reading Response to the House-Church Movement: Part Five

SBC Increase in Calvinist Pastors

In a November 27 article entitled, Study: Recent grads 3 times more likely to be Calvinists, Baptist Press reported a rise in Calvinist pastors among recent seminary graduates now serving in as pastors in SBC churches. The report asserted:Nearly 30 percent of recent SBC seminary graduates now serving as church pastors identify themselves as Calvinists, … Continue reading SBC Increase in Calvinist Pastors