The fact that I did not grow up in England means that I miss bits of cultural background information that natives receive with their mother’s milk. Examples of such gaps in my knowledge are Shakespeare and Doctor Who. Another example… Read More »Gentle Jesus, meek and mild
and reflection on their significance for renewal in contemporary Baptist experience. Whilst the renewal of the Particular Baptists was indeed the ‘result of a complex matrix of factors’, this essay attempts to identify some of the more significant influences on… Read More »An Examination of renewal in Particular Baptist life during the period 1760-1815:
Much has, and will no doubt also be written, in contribution to the debate on human sexuality and how this relates to the Baptist Together family. This short paper is merely an attempt to show that the traditional view of… Read More »Contribution to the debate about human sexuality in the Baptist Union
The current Declaration of Principle was adopted in 1906 as a basis for our union. Amended in 1938, it still preserves our ecclesiology today. This article will concern itself with the first clause: That our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ,… Read More »The Declaration of Principle and Sexual Ethics.
It seems to me that there are three main positions in the debate about the acceptability of homosexual relationships in the light of the Bible: The traditional view which recognises and accepts that the Bible does not approve of homosexual… Read More »Can Evangelicals be Affirming?
The Baptist Union’s Declaration of Principle (DoP), the basis of our union, is a very significant statement, and it deserves our commitment and respect. Its three clauses draw extensively on Scripture, including Matthew 28.19, John 1.14, 1 Corinthians 15.3 –… Read More »The Declaration of Principle and Biblical Interpretation with Notes on Same-Sex Marriage*
and a Note on its Implications for those called to Accredited Ministry with Baptists Together While it is true that the Bible contains references to many different forms of marriage, the New Testament advocates only one. In particular, when he… Read More »Towards a Biblical Theology of Marriage: