Re-Cap: The Church
Aug26

Re-Cap: The Church

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Mid-Week Minutes 6.22.11
Jun22

Mid-Week Minutes 6.22.11

Report from the 2011 Southern Baptist Convention Links related to the video post: On the NIV Issue, see a post from Southern Seminary professor, Denny Burk. On the Immigration resolution, see: The Adopted Resolution Russell Moore’s article To see video from the Convention click HERE. To see video from the Pastors’ Conference click HERE. John Piper’s sermon from the Pastors’ Conference – click...

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Preparing for Sunday-The Lord’s Table Makes a Church
May12

Preparing for Sunday-The Lord’s Table Makes a Church

This week”™s sermon will look at 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 and how the Lord”™s Supper should be a clear, visible indication of who the church is.  Think through the following as you prepare for Sunday: Carefully Think Read 1 Corinthians 11:17-34. List as much as you can about the right ways we should approach the Lord”™s Supper. From what you read here, what were the Corinthians doing that prompted this instruction from...

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Mid-Week Minutes 5.11.11
May11

Mid-Week Minutes 5.11.11

Taking a few mid-week minutes to think about how to enhance our fellowship with each other. Sunday’s Sermon, What Makes a Church? Baptism – Romans 6:3-5 Resources you may find helpful in thinking through baptism and children: Guidelines for Godly Parenting, Grace Community Church Evangelizing Children, Grace Community Church Look at pages 82-85 in Covenant Life Church’s New Member’s Material, Starting Point....

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Baptism Makes a Church
May09

Baptism Makes a Church

I am in the midst of a short series of sermons on What Makes a Church. Yesterday’s sermon was on the subject of baptism and looked particularly at Romans 6:3-5. Here are my notes from that message: Baptism Makes a...

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Broadus on Boyce
May08

Broadus on Boyce

Broadus On Boyce from Bret Capranica on Vimeo. A Gentleman and a Scholar: A Memoir of James Petigru Boyce, John A. Broadus John A. Broadus, an original faculty member, and the second President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, writes a warm and thorough account of the life and ministry of his good friend, and the first President of Southern Seminary, James Petigru Boyce.   Published in 1893, Broadus”™s biography is...

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Preparing for Sunday-Baptism Makes a Church
May05

Preparing for Sunday-Baptism Makes a Church

Our sermon this Sunday will be on the subject of baptism as a defining marker of what makes a church.  As you prepare for Sunday consider the following: Carefully Think Read through Romans 6:1-11.  What is the main theme of this section? How do you know? Read through Romans 6:3-5. What do these verses emphasize in relation to the main idea of 6:1-11? Why does Paul use the word “baptize” in relation to our salvation? Does...

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What is a Church? A Community of the Converted
Apr15

What is a Church? A Community of the Converted

Carefully Think Read 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10. Paul writes to “the church of the Thessalonians.”  In the passage what are the characteristics of those who are in this church? Read 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 10. How does Paul describe the people of this church? Read the following: Acts 2:41, 47; 4:4; 5:13, 14; 11:21; 14:21-23. Who were members of the church? Prayerfully Meditate Biblically speaking, who should be members of a...

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Dispensational Essentials. A Book Review
Dec23

Dispensational Essentials. A Book Review

Dispensationalism-Michael Vlach from Bret Capranica on Vimeo. Dr. Michael J. Vlach has written a helpful, readable, concise, yet thorough book on the subject of Dispensationalism:  Dispensationalism: Essential Belief and Common Myths.  In it, as the subtitle suggests, he seeks to set forth the essential beliefs and dispel some of the most common myths associated with the Dispensational system of theology. Dr. Vlach currently serves as...

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Baptist 21 Panel at SBC 2010
Jun30

Baptist 21 Panel at SBC 2010

Here’s the video of the Baptist 21 panel held during the lunch break at this year’s SBC in Orlando.  This panel was discussing the Great Commission Resurgence report that was to be debated and eventually adopted by the messengers of the convention that afternoon.  Great stuff here: [Vimeo Video] HT: Justin Taylor B21 Panel at 2010 SBC Annual Meeting from Southeastern Seminary on...

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