Foundations Baptist Fellowship Meeting 2018 – Day 1

This week I am happy to be attending the Foundations Baptist Fellowship International Annual Fellowship at the First Baptist Church of Troy, MI, a northern suburb of Detroit. This is the first time I have attended a meeting in these circles, and I have been looking forward to it. On Monday, there was just one … Continue reading Foundations Baptist Fellowship Meeting 2018 – Day 1

The Local Church and a Full Biblical Agenda In Its Midst

To be sure, the ideal is and should be that we have a local church where there is full Biblical agreement. Thus, it is not the ideal that I have disagreement with. I am forced however to observe that I have never known in my own Christian life and experience a church in which there is such unanamity and fullness and Christian experience as he speaks. Disagreement with my brothers and sisters to some degree has always been part of my church life and my fellowship with Christians in general. I have never known it myself--To have a place where I felt strongly that there was "a full biblical agenda" as I understand that biblical agenda to be. 

Why the Reformation Matters for All True Christians

I believe the Reformation does have value for those of us who aren't Reformed, including those who are believers in dispensationalism, free-grace, fundamentalist, and Baptist. The five "alones" of the Reformation are great expressions of truth, even if they aren't enough and even if later believers have added certain things.