“Baptists have the freedom to be as backward and bigoted as they could possibly desire and as progressive and cutting edge as they are called to be”
Regular Baptist Press has just released my new volume entitled Baptist Distinctives and New Testament Church Order. Copies of the book were available at the GARBC annual conference in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, and are now offered at the Regular Baptist Press web site. It can be purchased in either hardcover ($24.99) or paperback ($19.99). At this writing, the bookstore at Faith Baptist Bible College and Seminary has the books discounted about $3.00 each.
The project that led to this book began more than twenty years ago. At the time, I was a member of the First Church that Jack Built. There I encountered a version of church leadership and ministry that had little in common with historic Baptist principles or New Testament patterns. I found myself wishing for a moderate-length treatment of Baptist thought and practice that I could place in the hands of pastors and church members.