In addition to the character qualifications, the Minister who is called of God is also to set an example to the church in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity (1 Tm. 4:12)
“Scripture gives clear commands as to the gifts necessary and the character necessary for a man aspiring to the office of overseer.”
The evangelistic efforts of Johann Gerhard Oncken deserve high recognition, and a deep study will provide encouragement and instruction for how believers today ought to participate in evangelism and missions. As Baptist historian, H. Leon McBeth puts it, “the greatest pioneer of the Baptist faith in Europe was J. G. Oncken.”
To rightly examine the life, ministry, and impact of William Carey is to consider a group of friends plodding together for the Lord.
Untiring Perseverance: The Rise and Fall of Particular Baptists in Vermont (1768-1880) | Cody S. Edds
The first 100 years of Particular Baptist associationalism in Vermont was marked by early flashes of increase and blessing only to be followed by a drastic decline and a continual stagnation.
The doctrine of the threefold division of the law teaches that God’s law, as revealed and given to the nation of Israel at Mount Sinai, can be and should be divided into three elements. These are the moral law, ceremonial law and judicial law.
This essay seeks to answer three questions: What is a missionary? What is the missionary’s task? Why is holiness essential to the missionary and his task?