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 […]

The Christian Man’s Motto

Reading Time: 2 minutesToday, many people – even in Christian circles – discourage manliness. However, the Bible shows us that Christian manliness is a central part of God’s design. Those we often look up to in Christian history, such as Paul, Peter, Hudson Taylor, C. T. Studd, D. L. Moody, and others, were manly Christian men. There is […]

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┬ápastor. In this […]