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The “Blog Articles” page of the Reformed Baptist Network focuses on the crucial role of cooperation between like-minded churches in advancing missions and spreading the Gospel. Our primary objective is to facilitate collaboration among local churches through RBNet to further the mission work. We firmly believe that missions should have its foundation in, oversight from, and accountability to the local church.

Open Doors

Open Doors

Paul urged the Colossians to earnestly pray, in his own words, “that God would open to us a door for the Word . . .” (4:2 NKJV). The gifted apostle did not rely on his own gifts but knew that God must open the door if ever the gospel was to conquer hearts, a city, or...

Baptist John Fawcett on Sending Missionaries

Baptist John Fawcett on Sending Missionaries

Editor's Note: John Fawcett (1740-1817) was a Baptist minister in England after being converted through George Whitfield's preaching. He wrote a number of books, including Christ Precious to Those Who Believe, and a famous hymn still sung today, "Blest Be the Tie That...

A Visual Sermon: Jesus’ Look of Mercy

A Visual Sermon: Jesus’ Look of Mercy

Editor's Note: What can we learn from when “The Lord looked at Peter” (Luke 22:61) after Peter's betrayal? Bob Gonzales offers a biblical reflection on our Savior's mercy for our edification and encouragement. Permission to reprint this article has been granted from...

The Route of Sanctification

The Route of Sanctification

K2 is the second-highest mountain in the world, towering 28,251ft above sea level. Not only is it tall, but it is also dangerous, resulting in the deaths of 77 people who have tried to reach its peak. Some have scaled the vast height, but they did not all use the same...

William Carey’s Serampore Form of Agreement

William Carey’s Serampore Form of Agreement

Editor's Note: William Carey is often called the "father of modern missions." A Baptist missionary to India, he and his missionary team wrote their "Form of Agreement" in Serampore in 1805. Given its historical importance and ongoing relevance for us today, I pray...

Who Is Competent to Counsel?

Who Is Competent to Counsel?

Editor's Note: Who should offer counseling to those needing help? Are you competent to counsel? Biblical counselor Jim Newheiser answers by explaining different levels of counseling for counseling complexity. Permission to reprint this article has been granted from...

Why Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Why Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Editor's Note: As Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, I offer a biblical meditation on giving thanks. May Christ be at the center of our Thanksgiving!  Permission to reprint this article has been granted from the editor of Founders Ministries. It was...

I Don’t Have To Figure It Out

I Don’t Have To Figure It Out

I don’t have to figure it out. I don’t have to know the answer. Neither do you. At least, not always. One of the ways I have often described myself is as a “troubleshooter.” I can look at problems, find potentially more problems, assess those problems, and sometimes...

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