A SUMMARY OF THE LIFE, WRITINGS, AND CHARACTER, OF THE LATE REVEREND AND LEARNED JOHN GILL, D. D.


A SUMMARY OF THE LIFE, WRITINGS, AND CHARACTER, OF THE LATE REVEREND AND LEARNED JOHN GILL, D. D. DR. JOHN GILL was born at Kettering, in Northamptonshire, Nov. 23, O. S. 1697: his parents were EDWARD GILL, and ELIZABETH his wife, whose maiden name was WALKER. They were religious and pious persons; whose circumstances did … Citește în continuare

Portraits – J.P. Boyce


Portraits – J.P. Boyce Any good student of Baptist history knows that the Southern Baptist Convention was founded in Augusta, Georgia in 1845. Few realize however that the real genius of that convention was born a year later with the conversion of a theology student at Brown University. While the Southern Baptist Convention was born … Citește în continuare

Portraits – Isaac Backus


Portraits – Isaac Backus Isaac Backus was born in a Connecticut farmhouse in 1724. His family was Congregationalists and it was that faith in which he was raised throughout his formative years. Few people are allowed to live during such important times as Isaac Backus was. He was just reaching denominational stature as the American … Citește în continuare

Johann Gerhard Oncken


Johann Gerhard Oncken fonds. – [186-?],1958-1960,1981. – 1 folder of textual records. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH: Johann Gerhard Oncken (1800-1884) was influenced by an American Baptist professor of theology, Barnabas Sears. Oncken developed a strong conviction of baptism by immersion as a requirement for church membership. He was working in Hamburg with Rev. Rautenburg, where the first … Citește în continuare

Why I Am not a Follower of Andrew Fuller


Why I Am not a Follower of Andrew Fuller Great changes are occurring in the contemporary theological scene and there seems to be a mass exodus from the old paths of our fathers in the faith to the new-fangled paths of what is now known as ´Evangelical Calvinism`. The inspired teachings of the New Testament, … Citește în continuare

Interesting Facts About Spurgeon’s Ministry and Life


Interesting Facts About Spurgeon’s Ministry and Life One woman was converted through reading a single page of one of Spurgeon’s sermons wrapped around some butter she had bought. Spurgeon read The Pilgrim’s Progress at age 6 and went on to read it over 100 times. The New Park Street Pulpit and The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit—the … Citește în continuare

St. Patrick was a Baptist Rev. John Summerfield Wimbish, D.D.


St. Patrick was a Baptist Rev. John Summerfield Wimbish, D.D. The source for this record is a 1952 tract, published by the Calvary Radio Ministry, New York City, New York. It was part of the library of the late Elder Jarrel E. Huffman, pastor of the Sovereign Grace Baptist Church, Duncan, Oklahoma from 1978 until … Citește în continuare

Moody and Sankey’s Errors Versus the Scriptures of Truth by J. K. Popham (1847-1937) Pastor, Galeed Chapel, Brighton, England


Moody and Sankey’s Errors Versus the Scriptures of Truth by J. K. Popham (1847-1937) Pastor, Galeed Chapel, Brighton, England I NDIFFERENCE with respect to a movement which, like an impetuous torrent, has rushed through Scotland, and found its way into many parts of England, which has seized the minds of men and awakened their sympathies, … Citește în continuare

Benny Hinn: His Golden Egg


Benny Hinn: His Golden Egg HINN’S HOARD- Two recent television programs of CNN dealt with Benny Hinn, the outlandish charismatic evangelist who delights in ‘slaying’ people in the spirit. They revealed that Hinn, with his monetary hoards, is far removed from the humble Saviour, Jesus Christ, who had no place to lay His head, or … Citește în continuare

JOHANN GERHARD ONCKEN Germany’s Baptist Pionee


JOHANN GERHARD ONCKEN Germany’s Baptist Pioneer The ‘Enlightenment’ that brought a deluge of immorality The French occupation of Germany under Napoleon’s Dictatorship caused political, social and religious unrest which lasted well into the present century. The Corsican upstart conscripted Germans and compelled them to suppress their fellow-countrymen or forfeit their lives. One man by the … Citește în continuare