In 1876, Washington churches partnered together to host a 105-day-long revival meeting in the National Capital. This event illustrates the extent to which modern revivalism impacted American evangelicalism.
Pastors need to understand that a change occurred among American Baptists in the nineteenth century. This change has shaped our intuitions about conversion, membership, baptism, and what it means to practice regenerate church membership.
What is “strategic-level spiritual warfare,” and how is it making inroads in missions and local churches today?
Baptists disciplined for non-attendance because they believed attendance was part of the covenant obligations of church membership. Here’s a brief history.
On Pastoral Ministry in Post-Christian Sweden (with Johnny Lithell, Ben Lacey, and Caleb Morell) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 192By B. Lacey, C. Morell, J. Lithell, M. Dever | 12.14.2021
Mark Dever, Caleb Morell, and Ben Lacey chat with Swedish pastor Johnny Lithell about the ups and downs of ministry in a place with so few Christians.
These days, it’s common for people to get baptized at 10 or younger. This is true across many credo-baptist traditions, but perhaps especially so among Baptists. How does our current … keep reading…
Just like today, Baptists were in the nineteenth century were a “big tent” denomination. Differences persisted, but they were handled with charity.
When it comes to preaching, pastors should heed the wisdom of our Baptist forefathers.
According to the Westminster Divines, church size depends on at least three things.
What can a 424-year-old book teach us about the conscience? And why does it matter for us today?
Addison’s proposal may create movements of “churches” that burn hot and fast, but I fear that they will not last.
Contrary to all expectations, the closing of churches for the month of October in 1918 did not result in decline and ruin, but in revitalization and growth.
How DC Churches Responded When the Government Banned Public Gatherings During the Spanish Flu of 1918By Caleb Morell | 03.12.2020
The influenza of 1918 provides an example of how churches in Washington DC responded to a public health crisis and government orders to close churches
The claim that Acts demonstrates a uniform pattern of spontaneous baptisms is overstated.
Are spontaneous baptisms a good idea? Does the book of Acts prescribe them?