Confessions are interpretive units designed to systematize a particular understanding of God's special revelation. Notice the term unit, there. Even the term confession assumes a singular document; similar to how a creed is a creed because it is to be adopted and confessed as a singular creedal statement. Confessions, in the 17th century, were not seen as … Continue reading What Does it Mean to Be Confessional?
Register for our Newsletter! Get exclusive offers and receive news before anyone else! [mc4wp_form id="4137"] A great number of the men who signed off on the 1st London Confession also signed off on the 2nd London Confession (cf. Dr. James Renihan, The Baptist Confession of Faith, Foreword). According to Nehemiah Coxe and William Collins in … Continue reading What Does the 1st London Confession Have To Do With the 2nd?
Holding to so-called "man-made" confessions in our day and age of personal independence is somewhat of a social and religious taboo. On the one hand, holding to a religious confession seems too wooden and static for our modern style of fluidity. On the other hand, confessions are often too arcane for those living in this … Continue reading Confess! Confess! Confess! | The Baptist Reformation
Our whole shtick here at The Baptist Reformation is to ultimately encourage Baptists in recovering their Reformational roots. That's a big project, because even within the Reformation and its premier thinkers, there were differences. So, what kind of "Reformed" do we mean when it comes to being a Baptist who wants to recover his Reformational … Continue reading Being Baptist