10 baptized after baptism debate, new argument introduced

LAFAYETTE, Tenn. (BNC) — Preacher Jack Honeycutt said today he knew of 10 people who had obeyed the gospel as a result of a public discussion with a Baptist minister May 27-28.

He shared background on the Carolina Christian website to the public discussion he held with Baptist minister Michael Brawner. His article was published today.

The debate centered on whether or not baptism in water was essential to salvation. Continue reading “10 baptized after baptism debate, new argument introduced”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us

Warren Center announces 40th-year celebration of key debate on existence of God

VIENA, W.V. (BNC) by Charles C. Pugh III — September 20, 2016, will mark the 40th anniversary of a monumental event that serves as one of the foundational underpinnings of the apologetics legacy and approach of the Warren Center. The Warren-Flew debate on the existence of God held on the campus of North Texas State University (now The University of North Texas) attracted audiences ranging from five to seven thousand nightly September 20-23, 1976. Some estimates of the size of the audience go as high as nine thousand. Continue reading “Warren Center announces 40th-year celebration of key debate on existence of God”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us

Authority: Review of the Hester-Sungenis Debate

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by Kyle Massengale

PINSON, Ala. (BNc) — On a Friday evening, an audience gathered at the Pinson High School Fine Arts Center to hear reason and evidences regarding the fundamental point of contention among the  ‘religious’ world today: “The Bible is the exclusive standard of authority for Christian faith and practice.”

Robert Sungenis, well known author and president of Catholic Apologetics International, an organization dedicated to teaching and defending Roman Catholicism, was set to defend his belief in additional authoritative sources.

David Hester, evangelist with the Springville Road church, affirmed the Bible as the exclusive will of God to man. Continue reading “Authority: Review of the Hester-Sungenis Debate”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us

MS: church hosts benevolence debate

by Guyton Montogomery, minister, Northside church

MERIDIAN, Miss. (BNc) — The Northside congregation hosted a Bible debate on church benevolence Jan. 21-22.

Thursday night Patrick Donahue of Huntsville, Ala., affirmed that, “The Bible does not authorize use of the church treasury for social meals.” John T. Polk II of Dover, Tenn., denied. Continue reading “MS: church hosts benevolence debate”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us

Baptist pastor quits debate

by Weylan Deaver

CHICAGO, Ill. (BNc) — Matthew Black, the Baptist pastor scheduled to have a four-night debate with Mac Deaver on April 27-30, has, at the eleventh hour, pulled out of the debate.

This in spite of the best efforts of members of the Schaumburg church, the debate’s sponsor, to encourage Black to keep his commitment to participate. Continue reading “Baptist pastor quits debate”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us

Mac Deaver debates on nature of man

by Weylan Deaver

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CHICAGO, Ill. (BNc) — Next week Mac Deaver debates a Baptist opponent on Calvinist doctrines.

A public debate will take place Apr. 27-30 in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg between brother Mac Deaver and Matthew Black of the Baptist Church.

The issue will center around the nature of man, addressing questions such as: Are we sinners from birth? Do we inherit a corrupt nature because of Adam’s sin? Do we have free will to obey the gospel? Continue reading “Mac Deaver debates on nature of man”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us