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Navigating cultural differences

At Grace Church God has blessed us with people from many different nations and cultures. Broadly speaking we have European, North American, South American, African, Asian and Middle-Eastern cultures (you can break those down more) which makes for an incredibly rich experience. However it all can raise some issues in really understanding each other and building relationships with each other. Many years ago when I did some cross-cultural training and these areas are drawn heavily from training  I did with RedR. Here are 17 (yes 17!) different areas to be aware of…

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Baptism: Sources & Resources

This is a list of the books and blogs I have on the subject of baptism Blogs ‘A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words – Tim Challies Epic Credobaptist Own Goal – Andrew Wilson ‘Between Two Worlds: Baptism in the Early Church: History, Theology, and Liturgy in the First Five Centuries’, ‘Between Two Worlds: Ferguson on Infant Baptism and the Mode of Baptism’, ‘Between Two Worlds: Schreiner Vs. VanDrunen on Baptism’ ‘Once More on the Baptism of Children – Justin Taylor’ ‘Faith Central – Times Online – WBLG: 100,000 Britons Download “Debaptism”…

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Baptism: A reading (blogs) primer

For some time I’ve been meaning to write a series on baptism, working through the biblical texts and outlining why I’m a credobaptist (baptism of believers) and engaging with the opposite view (paedobaptism). With that in mind I’ve been collecting various blog posts on both sides of the debate (which I’ll update as new relevant posts come along). You can find my bibliography on baptism here. Baptism in the early church FAQ on baptism in the early church Did the Early Church Practice Infant Baptism or Full Immersion? On Baptism The Heidelberg…

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