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 persuaded that what follows is … [Read more…]

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 Serampore, India. This declaration of … [Read more…]

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 pastors—even associate pastors or staff? … [Read more…]

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 founder of the cult of … [Read more…]

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 the doctrine of the eternal … [Read more…]