"Baptizoblogodebate"?

What is a "Baptizoblogodebate"? Well, that is the title that Justin Taylor has given to the informal "credobaptism-paedobaptism-membership-Lord's Supper debate" that has been taking place on the internet. It focuses primarily upon the recent discussion begun on the internet regarding the matter of baptism and church membership. This discussion began when John Piper responded to … Continue reading "Baptizoblogodebate"?

Why Did "Mother" Teresa Lack Assurance?

A recent Time article entitled "Mother Teresa's Crisis of Faith," reported the apparent double life led by the Nobel Peace Prize winner:A new, innocuously titled book, Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light (Doubleday), consisting primarily of correspondence between Teresa and her confessors and superiors over a period of 66 years, provides the spiritual counterpoint to … Continue reading Why Did "Mother" Teresa Lack Assurance?

Grudem/Piper Exchange on Baptism and Church Membership

Wayne Grudem has rewritten a section of his Systematic Theology text entitled "Do Churches Need to Be Divided Over Baptism?" in the chapter on baptism. He changed his stance on whether or not baptism should be required for church membership by Baptist churches. He no longer advocates that membership without believer's baptism should be allowed. … Continue reading Grudem/Piper Exchange on Baptism and Church Membership