Category Archive: Church History

John Smyth: The Danger of Haste

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John Smyth won fame from himself when he established the first English Baptist Church in 1608. Yet, few Baptists know of Smyth’s contribution to the Baptist faith because he undermined his own legacy, rapidly… Continue reading

Jonathan Edwards, Friendship, and Your Next Big Decision

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The defeated and somewhat despised Jonathan Edwards called together a council of pastors in May 1750. Recently dismissed from the pulpit of Northampton, Massachusetts because his pastoral skills did not equal his doctrinal… Continue reading