Brian do these born again, Bible believing methodists dunk or sprinkle when they baptize? I am really curious about this thanks Pastor Hughes East Mesa Baptist Church http://www.azboss.net/~embc/ ----- Original Message ----- From: Brian La Croix <abwesleyan@...> To: <pastorsforum@...> Sent: Saturday, November 29, 2003 11:09 AM Subject: RE: [PastorsForum] Joint Efforts > Howdy Elton! > > I am happy to say all the Methodist pastors in our town are born-again, > Bible-believing men of God, who believe in the need for salvation > through faith in Christ. > > The District Superintendent of this area offered me a church because I > was an evangelical (I had the audacity to preach the gospel at a > community Good Friday service a couple years ago - held at a Lutheran > Church. Funny, I haven't been asked to preach at one since!!!). But I > told him that God had called me to this specific church. I applauded > his desire to see the gospel being advanced in the Methodist Church. > > Unfortunately, in the town I came from, the Methodist pastor was a > woman, who campaigns fiercely for homosexuality to be blessed in the > church. One of the pastors in my current town goes to the General > Assemblies just so his vote can nullify hers!! > > Blessings on you today! > > Brian > > -----Original Message----- > From: Elton D Cahoon [mailto:edrcahoon@...] > Sent: Saturday, November 29, 2003 9:40 AM > To: pastorsforum@... > Subject: Re: [PastorsForum] Joint Efforts > > Praise God and Thank You Brother Tiller, > I am new to this Forum, I'll try to be loving, but I do want to > be candid. > I have read all that has been said to this point about the joint > services and I agree with you whole heartedly. I have been put > in the postion of which you spoke. The church I was called to > had traditionally for years had the joint ventures with the > community churches. Then the (I am Sorry to have to say this) > Methodist Church sent a Male Preacher who was a closet > homosexual (I know they couldn't know everthing of his private > life). Thank God he didn't stay long, but then they brought in > a Woman Preacher. Needless to say this was when I broke off > with the Joint Services. > Let me if I could just give my thought on this.... Chuches have > had in the past a great deal of similarities and at one time there > probably wasn't a split hairs difference in Essential Doctrines, but > I have found that the liberal point of view has stolen away the > very foundation --- God's Word. Could I make connection right > here, The political correctness that has been forced on us and our > people has literally bled over into the church. We have a generation > that believes that we are to have Unity at all Cost. We cannot > sacrifice our Foundation for the Unity, if so we all loose. > We cannot approach the spiritual as the world does the secular. > I have seen people (part of the flock) who have turned to the > liberal way of thinking. I believe it was because the men in charge > had led them to believe that we can mix our beliefs just as we > mix our people. > Please don't take me wrong, I believe as it has already been > mentioned that churches can congregate together, but that is > only when the can agree as said in Amos 3:3. > > Love In Christ > Bro.Elton > > > > -- > To unsubscribe, send ANY message to <pastorsforum-unsubscribe@...> > > "In essential things, unity; in non-essential things, liberty; and in all things, charity."