Category Archives: Baptist

My Conversation with a Southern Baptist

A few days ago, I was asked about my denomination persuasion.  I told my colleague that I was transitioning from Southern Baptist to Presbyterian (PCA). The follow up question was WHY. My response was because of my understanding of covenant … Continue reading

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Are the Sacraments really Means of Grace?

Q. 162. What is a sacrament? A. A sacrament is an holy ordinance instituted by Christ in his church, to signify, seal, and exhibit unto those that are within the covenant of grace, the benefits of his mediation; to strengthen … Continue reading

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What’s New About the New Covenant?

Over the weekend, I was once again drawn to discussions (debates) regarding infant baptism (paedobaptism) vs believer’s baptism (credobaptism): James White (Reformed Baptist) vs Bill Shishko (Orthodox Presbyterian Church) and then Tom Schreiner (Southern Baptist) vs David VanDrunen (Orthodox Presbyterian Church). Perhaps the … Continue reading

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We used Wine

Some debates continue which should have been laid to rest centuries ago.  For example, at the Communion Table, should we use actual wine or not? (no disrespect intended to traditions which continue to debate this issue). I also understand the wisdom … Continue reading

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