I have been blessed by John Farese's website over the years, where I have found many helpful resources. He has many good Reformed links to check out, including a set of links to Reformed Baptist (and other) online sermons. If you are looking for a Reformed Baptist church in your area, you may also want … Continue reading A Wonderful Testimony of God’s Sovereign Grace
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"?
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?
After the first month of this poll, over half of those responding thus far do not think strict adherence to the Baptist Confession of 1689 is necessary to being a Reformed Baptist. Here is the breakdown thus far (found at the bottom of the page):10% thought that one only had to be a Baptist who … Continue reading "What is a Reformed Baptist?" Poll Update
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
I have installed Ubuntu on an older PC, and it really is a nice Linux distribution. Setup couldn't have been easier. The main problem I have had with making a change from the Windows operating system, however, has been that it will not run e-Sword, my favorite Bible study software program (and it's free!). So … Continue reading Ubuntu Christian Edition