The Rapid Transfer of Responsibility in Discipleship: Baptism Case Study

Reading Time: 4 minutesOne of the truest hallmarks of a Disciple-Making Movement is the rapid transfer of responsibility from disciple-maker to disciple. To illustrate this, I am going to use baptism as our case study. This is a cursory but sufficient study to demonstrate the point, as well as to show the unity between the Gospels, Acts, and […]

Authority for Baptism: Who May Baptize?

Reading Time: 8 minutesAuthority for Baptism: Who May Baptize? What does not give authority: Any form of Ecclesiastical Authority By “Ecclesiastical Authority” I refer to the concept of church authority as expressed through its designated officer(s) owning some greater level of right to perform certain functions. Typically, in an evangelical church, that officer is the ordained pastor. In this […]