For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him, as far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us. As a father shows compassion to his children, so the LORD shows compassion to those who fear him. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.
What Is the Baptist General Conference Gospel Declaration?
Bethlehem Baptist Church is affiliated with the Baptist General Conference, now called Converge Worldwide. Converge just released a new document entitled Gospel Declaration: A Call to Gospel-Informed Ministry.
I applaud President Jerry Sheveland and the leadership for leading with doctrine more than with programs or campaigns. We have to have programs and we’re going to have campaigns, but convictions about truth are what unify and foster faithfulness.
Two principal developers of the declaration are Gregg Heinsch, who apprenticed at Bethlehem, and David Howard, who attends the North Campus. See their explanations behind the declaration.