Invoicing weddings and funerals is perverse

An interesting discussion broke out yesterday on Twitter. It was prompted by news that the Bishop of Burnley – Philip North – argued that current

Some clarifications on Strict& Particular Baptist ecclesiology: a reply to John Stevens

At the risk of prolonging this discussion further than I ought, I felt it worth replying to a recent blog post by John Stevens. John

Two questions for Baptists who admit paedobaptists to membership

I don’t want to rehash everything I’ve said about baptism and membership again. You can read my view on whether I would admit paedobaptists into

Can we reject paedobaptism and welcome paedobaptists? A reply to Gavin Ortlund

Gavin Ortlund has written an article on whether it is possible for baptists to welcome paedobaptists into membership whilst maintaining their opposition to paedobaptism. You

Make your membership count for something

When I first started as minister of our church it is safe to say baptism, membership, communion and church service bore no real relationship to

3 baptisms creating 3 members; 2 members welcomed without a baptism. What was going on?

Yesterday, we baptised and welcomed into membership 3 Iranian people: Hannah, Mohammad and Ahmad. We also welcomed into membership two British people: Rachel and Natalie.

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