Refuting the Church of Christ (Why I left the Baptist Church)

This morning, while checking stats for my sites, I ran across this article I wrote for Beliefnet.com back in 2004. I think it bears reposting here. Today, while doing some study, I ran across this portion of a book titled Read More …

Ephesians for the Common Man: Intro Pt. 2

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Ephesians for the Comman Man

“THE EPISTLE TO THE EPHESIANS” Introduction AUTHOR: The apostle Paul (1:1; 3:1). Early sources in church history that attribute this letter to Paul include: Irenaeus (200 A.D.), Clement of Alexandria (200 A.D.), and Origen (250 A.D.). Polycarp (125 A.D.) attests Read More …

Endangered Species: IFB Churches

I received an email this morning that got me thinking; Have Independent Fundamental Baptist (IFB) churches become an endangered species? If you ask IFB pastors or congregants  why their church is not growing, you will get an assortment of answers but most Read More …