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Baptism is an important act of obedience for the follower of Jesus.
"Always Ready": Sharing the Gospel with Your Mormon Friends
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS or Mormon church) professes to be a Christian church. However, a comparison of basic LDS doctrinal positions with historic biblical Christianity reveals many radical differences.
Luke's Vision for Church Life in Acts
People often view the Acts of the Apostles as a book about "going and telling"—a book that describes the spread of witness to Jesus to the ends of the earth. But Acts is also about "going and gathering."
A frequently asked question in the local church setting is, "Who is in charge?" People want to know, what is the authority structure?
Southern Baptists have identified their understanding of the biblical teaching concerning the church in Article VI of The Baptist Faith and Message, "The Church."
One of the basic understandings among Baptists, and many other denominations, is that at some point a true and faithful follower of Jesus Christ will unite with a local body of believers of like faith and practice.
The autonomy of the local church has been a central tenet of Baptists since before the foundation of the SBC in 1845.
Three metaphors unfold the mystery of Christ's intimate relationship with His beloved church.
Glorifying God ~ By Being a Biblically Sound Church by Mark Dever; Glorifying God ~ By Producing Mature Believers by John Revell
It is no secret that, over the last thirty years, the presence and influence of Calvinism has grown within the Southern Baptist Convention.