Hauerwas answers: What is a “Christian?” (video)

May 5, 2013

Stanley Hauerwas defines Christianity and talks about the signs of a baptized life and identity:

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The Johannine Pentecost

February 19, 2013

In my post Baptism in the Holy Spirit, I discussed the Biblical basis for understanding Spirit baptism as an initial experience that occurs at conversion. In this post, I’d like to briefly discuss the passage that Pentecostals often refer to first when defending their understanding of baptism in the Holy Spirit: On the evening of […]

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Baptism in the Holy Spirit

October 1, 2012

Perhaps the primary doctrinal difference separating Pentecostals and most Charismatics from the rest of Christendom is the doctrine of Baptism in the Holy Spirit. According to their view, Baptism in the Holy Spirit is a singular milestone in the Christian life that occurs subsequent to salvation and is evidenced by speaking in tongues. The Assemblies […]

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