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:
Authority of Scripture
Chapter 4 of Sexuality & Holiness: Remaining Loving & Biblical in a Rapidly Shifting Culture Several years ago, I was asked to teach our youth on what the Bible says about homosexuality and same-sex relationships. This was at a time… Read More »A good thing the law counts for nothing, right?
‘What’s the point, they’ll do what they want anyway’ ‘Our church cannot see why we are even in the Baptist Union’ ‘There is a general drift towards liberalism’. These represent the three most common comments I have received over the… Read More »Why should I engage with the BU consultation?
Like many people in Baptist networks and beyond, I am concerned about the present state of the churches in the UK. This is not because they are not full of wonderful and committed people – many of them clearly are.… Read More »My Hopes for the Church as Future President of Baptists Together