Seminary Project Approved!

At today’s General Assembly of the Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of America, the messengers voted overwhelmingly to establish a confessional Reformed Baptist Seminary in north [...]

The Heart of the Reformed Faith

The Heart of the Reformed Faith by Pastor Stephen Rees The heart of the Reformed faith-the heart of biblical Christianity-is God-centeredness: the conviction that God himself is supremely important.

A Colonial Baptist Plea for Relief from Taxation

A Colonial Baptist Plea for Relief from Taxation In 1775, the Baptists sent this resolution to the Massachusetts General Court. They were appealing for relief from the burdens of taxation to pay [...]

English Baptist Pressure on American Baptists to end Slavery

English Baptist Pressure on American Baptists to end Slavery This item is from the English Baptists, seeking to urge their American friends to take the lead in the young nation in bringing the [...]

Calling a General Assembly in 1689

The Letter Calling for the 1689 General Assembly (This material is taken from Joseph Ivimey’s History of the English Baptists, Vol. 1: Pg. 478-480). “The following is a copy of [the [...]

A Baptist Plea for Religious Liberty from 1774

A Baptist Plea for Religious Liberty from 1774 The Warren (Rhode Island) Baptist Association sent Isaac Backus (1724-1806), a prominent pastor from Middleborough, Massachusetts, to the [...]

Baptists and Religious Liberty

Baptists and Religious Liberty Here is some brief background information: Baptists enjoyed amazing growth in New England in 18th century. From 96 churches in 1740 they grew to 457 churches in [...]

Fred Malone on The Reformed Pastor: Word and Sacrament

He must Form his Life and Ministry According to Reformed Theology In the Reformation, the question of what constitutes a true church came to the forefront. In reaction to the medieval confusion [...]

Fred Malone on the Reformed Pastor: What do you Believe?

How can a pastor who wants to be biblical in his life and ministry pursue such a calling in the third millennium? He Must Hold to Reformed Theology for Himself. Paul told Timothy: “Pay [...]

Fred Malone on The Reformed Pastor (Introduction)

This article was written by IRBS Senior Fellow Dr. Fred Malone and published in Founders Journal, Winter 2000, pp. 10-16. The original may be found here: [...]

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