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 …

American Churches Have Lost their Sense of Shame!

Don Boys, Ph.D. http://donboys.cstnews.com/american-churches-have-lost-their-sense-of-shame The great Sixteenth Century Italian artist Raphael (known as the “Prince of Painters”) was painting Vatican frescoes when some Roman Catholic clerics stopped to watch his work in progress. One said, “The face of the Apostle Read More …

WHY BAPTIST AND NOT EPISCOPALIAN

This entry is part 5 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By J. J. Taylor, D. D. Pastor Freemason Street Baptist Church Norfolk, Virginia That which is born of the flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. – John 3:6. For the kingdom of God is not Read More …

Why The Bible And Not Other Standards

This entry is part 3 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By T. T. Eaton, D. D., LL. D. Pastor Walnut Street Baptist Church Louisville, Kentucky To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them. – Read More …

Should Christians Support Donald Trump!

Don Boys, Ph.D. I would not vote for Donald Trump as my pastor but I would vote for him for President if the alternative is Clinton, Biden, or Sanders. To not vote for anyone under that circumstance is insane. Trump Read More …

Baptist in Name Only

Over the years, I have heard many arguments for keeping the name “Baptist” in church names. Some have gone so far as to say that anyone who wanted to remove the word “Baptist” from their church name was probably not even saved. Some claim it makes no difference and others claim that it is an identity necessity. Read More …

Must You Be Baptized To Be Saved?

Here is an excellent teaching on Baptism, taken from “The Handbook of Personal Evangelism” by Dr. A. Ray Stanford.  I would consider this book a ‘must read’ for anyone wishing to get serious about witnessing. Water Baptism The Roman Catholic Read More …