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

Who could be our elders?

One of the perennial problems facing churches is the question of who will lead them. There are basic questions, such as what is required to

You’ve been called when you’ve been commissioned by the local church

This last Sunday we were looking at the beginning of Acts 13. You can hear the whole sermon here. One of the things we considered

Presbyterian v Baptist polity

I appreciated this conversation between Ligon Duncan and Thabiti Anyabwile. What are the commonalities and differences between Presbyterian and Baptist polity. Here is a, not

The case for congregationalism

There has been a bit of recent debate on the issue of polity and church governance. By some happenstance, I was preaching on Acts 6

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