The Soul You Loved

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“I know a man in Hell now.” That’s what the Preacher should have said if he were honest. But no one wanted an honest preacher today. Instead he talked of the good parts of the man’s life, how generous, and kind and caring he was, and what a shame it was he died young–all the things everyone wanted to hear. Old women daubed their eyes and a young lady softly whimpered.

The funeral home was unbearably warm, the small room packed. The preacher loosened his neck tie for the third time and talked of heaven and angels, hoping no one noticed the abrupt transition. He didn’t say the man was there, exactly, but he didn’t say he wasn’t there either. Best to let people think he might be.

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Denominations or Associations? (a summary)

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This is only a summary, read my review and analysis here.

Purchase on Amazon here.

“What is the Biblical paradigm for inter-church fellowship?” “Does independence and autonomy exclude Baptist churches from association of any kind?” “Is casual fellowship or informal association between churches sufficient to fulfill the Biblical requirements for churches one to another?” Five Reformed Baptist pastors, one of them a widely recognized scholar of the 17th century, tackle these questions and more in “Denominations or Associations?” examining both Biblical and historical example, comparing their combined portrait with our own status quo.

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Not Just for Pastors

Denominations or Associations? (A review)
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ for Topic Importance and Relevance
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ for Strength of Arguments
⭐️⭐️ for Layperson Accessibility

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You can read my summary here and purchase the book on Amazon here.

“What is the Biblical paradigm for inter-church fellowship?” “Does independence and autonomy exclude Baptist churches from association of any kind?” “Is casual fellowship or informal association between churches sufficient to fulfill the Biblical requirements for churches one to another?” Five Reformed Baptist pastors, one of them a widely recognized scholar of the 17th century, tackle these questions and more in “Denominations or Associations?” examining both Biblical and historical example, comparing their combined portrait with our own status quo.

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