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Learning From And Not Judging The Church

For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink. 396 more words

An Ancient Christian Creed

“But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Peter answered, “You are the Messiah.” – Mark 8:29

Christianity has been founded on statements of truth that were confessed. 289 more words

God's Testimony in the Church for 2000 years

For from him and through him and for him are all things. To him be the glory forever! Amen. – Romans 11:36

The Church is about Jesus Christ. 378 more words

Truth or Ideology?

That is the choice. There is no in between. You cannot have both. You must make the choice.

In Anabaptist origins and early history the choice was truth. 1,048 more words

Christian Living

A Call for Unity: Defending Calvinism in the SBC

Debate between Arminianists and Calvinists has raged for centuries with disrespect emanating from both camps at various times and under various circumstances. Responding to the growing presence of Calvinism among younger graduates from SBC seminaries, in 2012 a coalition of prominent Southern Baptists forged and signed a document entitled, “A Statement of the Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation.” The signers fear that these new young ministers are seeking to radically push Calvinism “as the standard” for theology in the SBC, particularly regarding salvation, 2,148 more words

Theology

Foundation of the Apostles

Having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone. – Ephesians 2:20

When we consider this verse it seems strange for modern evangelical believers to read that the foundation of the church is on apostles and prophets with Jesus Christ. 242 more words

The Book of Galatians - Part 1 - Introduction (Chapter 1:1-5)

Galatians 1:1-5

Paul, an apostle (not sent from men nor through the agency of man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised Him from the dead), and all the brethren who are with me,  To the churches of Galatia: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for our sins so that He might rescue us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, 5 to whom be the glory forevermore.

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Leadership