The Sinner’s Prayer is Making the Rounds

I am seeing more and more blogs discussing the sinner’s prayer these days. There is this saying in the Churches of Christ that says we are usually about 20 years behind what other churches are doing. In this instance it seems they are 200 years behind us! I kid when I say that because it […]

Baptism – Related to Salvation but Not a Work

Two insights from Kittel’s Theological Dictionary of the New Testament that help us get a better understanding of baptism: 1) Baptism is seen in the New Testament as part of God’s reconciling process. Here are some words from Oepke in Kittel, “Christian baptism certainly has as its final goal new and eternal life…the new life […]