What is “Essential” Doctrine?

Given my history with and around Independent Baptist (IB), this article posed an interesting question. As any IB Survivor knows, “essential” doctrine is anything your pastor says is essential. How many IB churches have “KJV Only” written into their church doctrinal statements? (Answer: too many.) How many IB churches insist that “doctrinal purity” demands they […]

A Statement of My Personal Faith

I affirm my confidence in God’s inerrant Word. I treasure its truths and I respect its reproofs. I acknowledge the Creator-God as my heavenly Father, infinitely perfect, and intimately acquainted with all my ways. I claim Jesus Christ as my Lord–very God who came in human flesh–the object of my worship and the subject of […]