Blog Posts by Michael Haykin

Revitalizing an Eighteenth-Century Christian Community: Baptists Seeking Revival

Article by   November 2017
Theological Reformation Eighteenth-century Baptists did not emerge from their spiritual "winter" until the last two or three decades of the century. Again, there were a variety of reasons for what amounts to a profound revival among their ranks. There... continue

"Faith that Maketh a Man Righteous": Hugh Latimer on Being Saved by Faith Alone

Article by   October 2017
The English Reformer, Hugh Latimer (c.1485-1555) is probably best remembered today for his stirring statement at the time of his Oxford martyrdom in the autumn of 1555 when he urged his co-martyr Nicholas Ridley, "Be of good comfort Master... continue

Particular Baptists and the Outpouring of the Spirit

Article by   July 2017
It is vital to note that while many Particular Baptists were in the state of declension (as described in part 1 of this series of studies on the renewal of this eighteenth-century Baptist community), from the mid-1730s on there... continue

Particular Baptists and the Need for Revival

Article by   June 2017
In the seventeenth century one of the most spiritually alive denominations in the British Isles were the Particular or Calvinistic Baptists.1 From the establishment in 1638 of their first congregation in London, they grew to the point, where, by... continue

Ressourcement: Love and Its cost in The Letter to Diognetus

Article by   February 2016
Ressourcement: retrieving our past for present faithfulness, part 2Love and Its cost in The Letter to DiognetusThe Apostle Paul's descriptions of the social fabric of the pagan world of his day are not pleasant. "Living in malice and envy, hateful... continue

Ressourcement: retrieving our past for present faithfulness

Article by   January 2016
Ressourcement: retrieving our past for present faithfulness--true history in The Letter to DiognetusImperial Rome, especially in the first two hundred years of its existence, was "obsessed with time" and its place in the flow of history.[1] This obsession with time... continue
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