Contributed on Nov 21, 2006
The church is a community in which Christ is number one and believers worship together and love and serve others.
I’m sure it will come as no surprise to you when I say that many people have a negative view of the church. This negative attitude toward the church is captured in the following quotes. “I’m completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw ...read more
Contributed on Nov 28, 2006
How should a person be baptized, who should be baptized, and why should a person be baptized?
A young pastor, fresh out of seminary, was conducting his first baptismal service. In his nervousness, he got his Scriptures confused concerning baptism and the Lord’s Supper: “I now baptize you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” As he lowered the convert into the ...read more