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 …

WHY CLOSE COMMUNION AND NOT OPEN COMMUNION

This entry is part 12 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By O. L. Hailey, D. D. Editor Arkansas Baptist Little Rock, Arkansas Then they that gladly received his word were baptized; and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls. And they continued steadfastly in the Read More …

WHY BAPTIST AND NOT CAMPBELLITE

This entry is part 8 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By Edgar E. Folk, D. D. Editor Baptist and Reflector Nashville, Tennessee [ADMIN NOTE: Campbellite refers to what we today call the The Church of Christ, Christian Church and various Mormon groups among others.] For God so loved the world that Read More …

The Distinctive Baptist Why

This entry is part 2 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By R. M. Dudley, D. D. Late President of Georgetown College Georgetown, Kentucky Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the Lord Read More …

Refuting the Church of Christ

Today, while doing some study, I ran across this portion of a book titled “Why I Left the Church of …” The title aroused my curiosity and I soon found that the book was a compilation of articles written by Read More …

Faulkner, James R. “J.R.” 1914-2009

Dr. Faulkner was one of my favorite preachers. I attended his “Men’s class” for Sunday School while a student at TTU many years ago and enjoyed a couple of motorcycle rides with him while there.  I ran across this obit Read More …

Christians and Halloween

 Halloween. It’s a time of year when the air gets crisper, the days get shorter, and for many young Americans the excitement grows in anticipation of the darkest, spookiest holiday of the year. Retailers also rejoice as they warm up Read More …

What Do Baptists Believe

Bible Distinctives of Baptists Biblical Authority: The Bible is the final authority in all matters of belief and practice because the Bible is inspired by God and bears the absolute authority of God Himself Whatever the Bible affirms, Baptists accept Read More …

Let’s Build Churches With Real Relationships!

Let’s Build Churches With Real Relationships! by Ron Maggard http://worldlink.wordpress.com/ In a day when most of us have closer friendships on Facebook than we have in our real face to face lives it is little wonder that we have difficulties Read More …

Christians Being Targeted in Egypt

Bits and Pieces from around the web, concerning the recent attacks on Christians and christian churches, monasteries and orphanages.       “CAIRO (AP) — An international human rights group has chronicled attacks on 42 churches, dozens of Christian institutions Read More …