White Privilege?

White Privilege? BY DOUG VAN METER (Brackenhurst Baptist Church) Recently, in a sermon, I said that I was not then going to wade into the current debate in our country about “white privilege.” But with this article, I am now entering what some may view as turbulent waters. I am...

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11 Biblical Tests of Genuine Salvation

Is It Real? 11 Biblical Tests of Genuine Salvation In 1746, about six years after the Great Awakening, in which Jonathan Edwards was the primary instrument of God to preach the gospel and bring about the greatest revival in American history thus far, Edwards wrote A Treatise Concerning the Religious...

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Carey’s Creed: The Eleven Laws of Missions

Carey’s Creed: The Eleven Laws of Missions Many know the famous Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards. But how about those of William Carey? On October 7, 1805, nine missionaries of the Baptist Missionary Society, including the famous Serampore Trio of William Carey, William Ward, and Joshua Marshman, signed a covenant in...

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How to Care for Your Pastor

How to Care for Your Pastor (by Shawn Wilhite) How do you, as a congregation, care for your pastors? Pastors are tired, yet joyful; discouraged, yet constantly refreshed; and they have one of the most joyful, rewarding, and refining work. But how do and should congregational members care for their...

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Cults – Christian Science (01)

Cults – Christian Science Is Christian Science scientific? Is it Christian? By Dr. Paul M. Elliott (From the Teaching theWord Bible Knowledgebase) Mary Baker Eddy was neither a Christian nor a scientist, and the false religion she founded is neither scientific nor Christian. Background Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910) was the...

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Cults – Jehovah’s Witnesses (09)

Cults – Jehovah’s Witnesses What Do Jehovah’s Witnesses Teach About Hell? By Dr. Paul M. Elliott From the Teaching the Word Bible Knowledgebase This is the ninth in a series of articles about the doctrines and practices of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. Read part eight. Jehovah’s Witnesses deny...

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Dealing with demons

Dealing with demons Written by Pastorfish. Posted in Demon possession How should Christians relate to the demonic world? On the one hand, there is a Christian sub-culture obsessed with demon possession and “deliverance” ministries. According to this worldview, there are generational demons, poverty demons, sickness demons and even demons that...

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