Grace Baptist considers Tom Nettles for Associate Pastor

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Dr. Tom Nettles, Professor of Historical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky will visit Grace Baptist Church in Cape Coral on May 4-6 in view of a call to become the Associate Pastor. While this news may come as a shock to many people, those who know Tom well will not…



Maybe we are baptizing fewer false converts

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The recent Baptist Press report that “baptisms are down” for the previous year in the SBC is provoking much reflection and analysis. The responses that I have seen thus far are concerned that these statistics indicate that Southern Baptists are failing in evangelism. Bobby Welch sees this decline as an ominous “handwriting on the wall”…



Jerry Falwell’s Friday the 13th declaration: Limited atonement is heresy

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Last Friday at the “College for a Weekend” emphasis at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, Jerry Falwell preached a chapel message to 1828 prospective new students along with current students, faculty and staff. Under the title of “Our Message, Mission and Vision,” Dr. Falwell delcared his purpose to be to communicate who Liberty University is…



A Day in Maximum Security

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I have the privilege of pastoring Gus and Anita Gonzalez and their three children in Grace Baptist Church. They have been part of the Grace family for twelve years. For eighteen years Gus and Anita have been faithfully involved in ministering to inmates serving in various state prisons throughout Florida. Under the name, Riverside Prison…



Theology Driven Ministry mp3s available

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Messages given at the “Theology Driven Ministry” Conference hosted by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary are now available on the seminary website. Baptist Press ran a story on the talks given by Paul Tripp and Sinclair Ferguson which included this sobering admonition by the Scotsman, “Either become more like Christ or get out of the Gospel…