Preaching is the First Mark of the True Church: Why Faithful Pastors Matter So Much

John Calvin, in his Commentary on 1 Timothy, expresses the foundational importance of pastors to the church. They are the ones who propagate, defend and spread the truth. They are charged with [...]

A Brief Annotated Bibliography on Baptist History

An Annotated Bibliography of Important Reading and Study Materials Concerning Particular Baptists submitted by James M. Renihan Beddome, Benjamin. A Scriptural Exposition of the Baptist [...]

John Owen on the importance of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper

Here is an interesting excerpt from Owen’s Works, 7:218-21. He is writing primarily against the Quakers (who rejected the use of ‘carnal ordinances’), but his words have great [...]