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New Report on Hovind/Hansen Trial – Hovind encourages supporters over outcome

By Greg J. Dixon Kent Hovind, possibly facing decades in prison, after already spending nearly nine years in federal facilities all over the nation, was upbeat about the possibilities of the outcome of his trial that is proceeding in federal court in Pensacola, Florida at the present time in a phone call from Santa Rosa, County Jail in Milton, Florida…

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307 – Nov. 03 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Christ the True Refuge 1847 – Rev. and Mrs. I.J. Stoddard, appointed by the American Baptist Missionary Union, sailed from Boston on the Cato to serve the Lord in Assam. Rev. Stoddard’s expertise was in the field of education, however, he preached extensively, until nine years later when ill health forced them back to the states in 1856. After returning…

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272 – Sept. 29, 1512 – This Day in Baptist History Past

The Donatists Repudiated this Falsity Balthasar Hubmaier received the doctorate of theology from the University of Ingolstadt in Germany and entered the Roman Catholic ministry. Through his studies he became disillusioned with what he had been taught and by 1523 was in contact with the Protestant reformer, Zwingli and he was transformed by the grace of God. His outspoken ways…

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247 – Sept. 04 – This Day in Baptist History Past

He Died as He was Born 1688 – “Wednesday…was kept in prayer and humiliation for this Heavy Stroak upon us, ye Death of deare Brother Bunyan. Apoynted also that Wednesday next be kept in praire and humiliation on the same Account.” John Bunyan, their most loved pastor had died on Friday, Aug. 31 while on a preaching trip to London,…

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230 – Aug 18 – This Day in Baptist History Past

First Meeting House They refused to Bow 1666 – Thomas Gould, and others, according to the General Court papers of Massachusetts, the Assistants’ Court, decided that Gould and Osborne could be freed, if they would pay the fine and costs, but if they refused, they were to be banished. From the trials of Gould, the First Baptist Church of Boston…

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Wanda Dixon’s Birthday Today – A Tribute by Dr. Greg J. Dixon

As life goes, things never quite work out the way we would like it to be.  If it would, yesterday’s entry of This Day in Baptist History Past should have been today.  It was about the godly wives of Benjamin Keach, the pastor at the Baptist church in Horsleydown, London in 1668.  You can go to The Trumpet on Line…

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196 – July 15 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Elder Elijah Craig “Polecat” Baptists – a stench to some, a blessing to others             Bartholomew Choning, James Goolrich, and Edward Herndon were all Baptist laymen in the state of Virginia in the latter part of the 18th Century, and all had the gift of exhortation. They were fearless men and were accused of “jamming a Scripture verse down the…

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Vicious Attacks on Web Sites Continue by Dr. Greg J. Dixon

As reported in the Trumpet on Line on June 19 and again on the 23rd that our web sites have been under what we can only describe as a vicious attack, that would be like a wild animal attacking its prey, and literally tearing it’s innards out and discarding the carcass.  Twice now our Web Master has painstakingly rebuilt two…

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31 – Jan. 31 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

[t]he Baptist doctrine of local church autonomy prevailed]  On Jan. 31, 1938, in a specially-called meeting, the congregation voted 92-18 to concur with the pastor and deacons and withdraw from the Convention and its affiliated organizations. On May 16, 1926, Rev. Ford Porter had become pastor of the First Baptist Church of Princeton, IN. This church held membership in the…

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Pastors For The Second Amendment: Message from Pastor Aubrey Vaughan

The President made the statement recently that Pastors should encourage gun control. I am a Pastor and I am asking Pastors to encourage the people for less gun control and more support of the Second Amendment to the U. S. Constitution. Jesus told the disciples to buy a sword. While in the garden with Jesus, Peter must have confused his…

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