Love the people the Lord has given you, not the ones you hope to have

There has been a sad tendency to really look for particular kinds of people who currently aren’t in the room to join the church the

On conscience clauses and valid baptisms: a reply to Dave Williams

Dave Williams has written an article here on having a conscience clause for paedobaptists in baptistic churches. He name checks something I wrote here. I

Questions of conscience for Baptists and Paedobaptists alike

Yesterday, I published this post on the nature of conscience; what it is and what it means to sear someone’s conscience. One of the examples

Polity working in practice

Why polity really matters

Why serving before belonging is a bad idea

There is a fairly widespread approach that wants to welcome people into church life before the have actually committed in membership to the church. Some

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