Category: Spiritual Meandering

I was raised to hold tightly to the ideology of freedom and liberty. It is an ideology that the Bible commends. My Baptist ancestors were champions for religious liberty, hazarding…

Life politics Spiritual Meandering

church Doctrine Education Spiritual Meandering

Almighty Father, you have sent your Son as the Prince of Peace[1] having made war with sin and our lawless hearts you have crucified the old man[2] that we might…

church Doctrine Family Spiritual Meandering

I have always liked the children’s song, “Jesus Loves Me,” but was thinking about a greater truth this week, something that is more fundamental than the love that Jesus has…

Doctrine Music Spiritual Meandering

I am relentlessly challenged by the magnificence of the Psalms, especially those penned by David while he was in despair. To those Christians who have or do struggle with the…

Doctrine Life Spiritual Meandering

The phrase “derived authority” is a good way to explain pastoral authority, in that the authority pastors have, is derived first from the Scripture and second from the congregation who…

church Doctrine Fundamentalism Spiritual Meandering

Congregational authority is derived from the Word of God and is limited to those areas where the Bible gives his people instructions. According to Baptist polity, the regenerated church, assembled…

church Doctrine Fundamentalism Spiritual Meandering