1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

New to the forum

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by reformed_baptist, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. reformed_baptist

    reformed_baptist New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2012
    Messages:
    123
    Ratings:
    +0
    Hi,

    I am a baptist pastor ministering in the UK and I am looking forward to discusion, debate and fellowship on this board. As my name suggests I am reformed, adhereing to the doctrines of grace and the 5 sola's of the reformation. My understanding of scriptures teaching is best expressed in the 1689 Baptist Confession of faith.
     
  2. ktn4eg

    ktn4eg New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2004
    Messages:
    3,517
    Ratings:
    +1
    Welcome aboard!! :wavey:
     
  3. kyredneck

    kyredneck Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2009
    Messages:
    10,870
    Ratings:
    +758
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Welcome, from a Particular Baptist of the 'Gillite persuasion'. :) (better known as Primitive Baptists)
     
  4. Jon-Marc

    Jon-Marc New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2007
    Messages:
    2,752
    Ratings:
    +0
    Welcome to the Baptist Board. Someone told me what reformed means but I forgot.
     
  5. Tom Butler

    Tom Butler New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2005
    Messages:
    9,031
    Ratings:
    +0
    Welcome to the Board. You'll very quickly get to sharpen iron here.
     
  6. reformed_baptist

    reformed_baptist New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2012
    Messages:
    123
    Ratings:
    +0
    thanks for the welcome :D
     
  7. reformed_baptist

    reformed_baptist New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2012
    Messages:
    123
    Ratings:
    +0
    It simply identifies the teachings that I believe best express biblical doctrine.
     
  8. Jon-Marc

    Jon-Marc New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2007
    Messages:
    2,752
    Ratings:
    +0
    That doesn't really tell me what it means. I have been a Baptist for over 49 years, and I believe that the churches I've gone to do just that. None of them were "reformed" as far as I know. However, the pastor I have now says he is "reformed", and it's the only Baptist church closer than 30 miles (It's only 5 miles away)--so it's either there or nowhere. I no longer drive and have to ride with someone, and rides are nearly as scarce as hen's teeth. :laugh::laugh:
     
  9. reformed_baptist

    reformed_baptist New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2012
    Messages:
    123
    Ratings:
    +0
    Well you have to ask him what he means, often it refers to a baptist that hold to baptistic covenant theology, the doctrines of grace and the 5 sola's of the reformation. For many that doctrine is best explained in the BCoF which can be read here;

    http://www.proginosko.com/docs/wcf_lbcf.html
     
  10. Yeshua1

    Yeshua1 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2012
    Messages:
    20,375
    Ratings:
    +620
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Normally, refers to a Christian holding to doctrines/theology of the reformation, strong calvinistic, usually holding also to covenants, and to Church being now "Spritual" isreal... Normally also A Mil in future events...

    presbys hold to infant baptisms, baptists holding to such do belivers baptism..
     
  11. Yeshua1

    Yeshua1 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2012
    Messages:
    20,375
    Ratings:
    +620
    Faith:
    Baptist
    welcome abroad! You and Icon should hit it off well!

    I take it then that you are throughly Reformed, holding to basically same as say presbys, but holding to believers baptism?
     
  12. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2000
    Messages:
    17,933
    Ratings:
    +9
    Welcome to the Board!
     
  13. reformed_baptist

    reformed_baptist New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2012
    Messages:
    123
    Ratings:
    +0
    It's not quite that simple, my ecclesiology is different to that of the presby's as well, as is my one point of me hermeneutic, whilst they rely on 'good and necerssary inference' a reformed baptist does not :D
     
Loading...