The discussion centered on whether or not baptism in water was essential for salvation.
Why was this debate so important?
Minister and debate moderator Kyle Massengale reviews the discussion on the Christian standard of authority.
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. On Friday night … Continue reading MS: church hosts benevolence 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 … Continue reading Baptist pastor quits debate
by Weylan Deaver 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 … Continue reading Mac Deaver debates on nature of man