I have not enjoyed a set of older books in a long time as much as I have enjoyed reading this set of The Fundamentals. The first half of volume three includes articles on the nature of sin and salvation from such men as Sir Robert Anderson, C.I. Scofield, C.G. Moule and others. The second half includes articles on evangelism and missions from R.A. Torrey, A.T. Pierson, Bishop Ryle, G. Campbell Morgan and others. The articles on missions are some of the most moving and yet doctrinally grounded messages I’ve heard or read. It is no wonder these men were instrumental in establishing a name for twentieth century Christianity from their writing and speaking.
Local Churches and Their PastorsOctober 29, 2016
The month of October afforded me a number of opportunities to fellowship with local church pastors from various states and even countries. Though I have written on the local church a lot this year, I want to relate the blessing that I received from my fellowship with these men and also to enhance our appreciation […]
Borders, Language, and CultureAugust 1, 2016
41 Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls. 42And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. 43And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done […]
Why Do We Have Baptists in the First Place?December 2, 2015
In a day and age when Southern Baptists are the largest Protestant denomination in America and Baptist churches are seemingly everywhere, it is easy to ask what Baptists are all about and even why are they so prevalent. There is no short answer but I think that a brief general account of their beginnings can […]