- A Restricted Communion Table -- "Since all Christians recognize the Communion Table is restricted to professing believers, at the exclusion of all unbelievers, it is safe to say that there is no such thing as a purely open Table."
- Baraminology: the Study of Created Kinds -- "A major goal in the field of Baraminology is to determine the original Created Kinds as well as connect different species within a kind today."
- Former Evangelical Pastor Rethinks His Approach To Courtship -- "NPR's Rachel Martin talks with him about the criticism he's gotten from people who grew up reading his book."
- History of the Washington District Regular Primitive Baptist Association 1811- 1951 -- "One of the principal reasons for the distressing confusion between the numerous religious denominations now prevalent in the United States may be readily traced to ignorance."
- LifeWay Research Finds Americans Still Appreciate KJV -- "Only 21 percent of those under 35 say they find the language 'hard to understand,' compared with 31 percent ages 35 to 54 who say the same and 28 percent 55 and older."
- Muslims Speak Up On Transgender Issues -- "While Christians Hide For the church to be salt and light will require pastors who are prepared to contend with the brutal reality that salt stings wounds, and light blinds those who are committed to darkness."
- New site for the Southern California Association of Reformed Baptist Churches -- "The site features some info about the association (like,“To our knowledge SCARBC is the oldest continuously operating Reformed Baptist Association in the United States.”), church directory, and a map of member churches..."
- Polemic Theology: How to Deal with Those Who Differ from Us -- "A Christian who carries on discussions with those who differ should not be subject to the psychology of the boxing ring where the contestants are bent upon demolishing one another."
- Some Early Baptist Confessions of Faith Explicitly Disowned the "Openness" View -- "The limited view of God's foreknowledge was rejected by all orthodox bodies in the history of the church including our Baptist forefathers."
- What Are Gospel Issues? -- "The statement “X is a gospel issue” is simultaneously (a) a truth claim and (b) a polemical assertion attempting to establish relative importance."
- 5 facts about NYC's surprisingly unheroic response to the Civil War -- "In his new book, ‘City of Sedition,’ historian John Strausbaugh examines New York's pros-slavery, anti-Lincoln bent during the Civil War."
Thursday, August 11, 2016
A restricted communion table, and other links
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