Right on Target! Thank you for sharing the Word without fear. More IFB Churches need to heed this message. I was greatly encouraged. Pastor Mark Monte on this site is preaching fearlessly on this topic as well. Let us hold fast to the Basptist tenet of the Priesthood of believers.
David Joiner (6/16/2009)
Great Sermon! I am a young fundalmentalist. I thought this sermon was right on! I appreciate what this pastor has said about the direction of the fundamental movement. I appreciate how he extolled men like John R. Rice. I enjoyed how he reminded us that the Bible is our final authority for faith and practice, not our ideals and systems. Good message. Needs to be resounded everywhere
HB Stowe (6/3/2009)
Representative of Fundamentalist Baptists? Dr. Sweat firmly distances the Baptist Fundamentalist movement from the Calvinist doctrine and its leaders. He uses 2 Cor. 11:3-4 to say Calvinist teachings are deceitful.
He asserts that "Calvinism has never, in the history of the world, survived the generation of a charismatic leader....Fifty years after Spurgeon was dead the baptist movement in England was also dead....Because their [Calvinist]theology will not support church growth and evangelism...if you believe their[Calvinist} doctrine or theology you will not win souls."
Samuel L. Hendrickson (5/16/2009)
from Jenison, Michigan
A sermon to combat the calvinist threat This is a sermon which every fundamentalist church planter, outreach-minded pastor, and missionary, who describe themselves as "calvinist" or "calvinistic" should listen to. It will open your eyes. The ideas promulgated by the speaker are apparently meant to be representative of mainstream or historic fundamentalism. I was surprised by its content.
After having served twenty-four years as an assistant pastor in many capacities, Dr. Sweatt started Berean Baptist Church in suburban Atlanta in 1990. He has led the church through three building programs and several renovations. Berean Baptist Church today has a vibrant and...