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Why did you leave the Baptist church? (Conclusion)

So to answer in brief, I left the Baptist church because: 1) I had friends that shepherded me well from the Presbyterian tradition. 2) I am no longer in agreement with the doctrine of the Baptist church, particularly their system … Continue reading

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Why did you leave the Baptist Church? (Part Four: Leadership Problems)

The Baptist church is struggling in the area of leadership. I see their troubles falling into two broad categories. QualificationThe Baptist church, as a result of the independence of their local churches, does not have any denominational standard for ordination. … Continue reading

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Why did you leave the Baptist church? (Part Three: Historical Background)

There’s much I could say here, but I think I want to stick to the central point of the role history played in my departure. As a student of church history, I discovered a richer theological heritage behind the reformed … Continue reading

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Why did you leave the Baptist Church? (Part Two, B: Theological Differences)

In the last post I explained that the Baptists don’t really have a system of doctrine that keeps them from holding to contradictory doctrines and leaves them at greater risk of doctrinal error. Their view of the church is the … Continue reading

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Why did you leave the Baptist Church? (Part Two A: Theological Differences)

The next two posts will focus on the theological differences between that SBC and PCA that led to my move into the PCA. System of Doctrine Pastors that are seminary trained know that reading the Bible and trying to form … Continue reading

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