Baptists, Let’s Use God-Ordained Methods of Sheep-Retention

Baptists have found themselves in an interesting quandary. It’s the name we go by, so you’d think we were in agreement on the doctrine of baptism, considering we hold convictions that separate us from nearly every other denomination in the world. I don’t believe I speak out of turn when I say most Baptists disagree with… More Baptists, Let’s Use God-Ordained Methods of Sheep-Retention

“One Meaning Per Verse, Please”: The Failure of Modern Interpretation

As conservative Christians exegetes, we have spent the past century making our own bed, now we are being laid to rest in it. We have taught and advocated a strict grammatical-historical approach that boils Biblical interpretation down to a scientific method. Input a Scripture, run it through the schema–(1) exegete, (2) interpret, (3) apply–and output… More “One Meaning Per Verse, Please”: The Failure of Modern Interpretation