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November 19th, 2013 | Comments Off
We will be posting some sample videos from our Continuing education classes. Here’s the first one, addressing the question What Was Life Like in the Puritan Era?http://irbscep.edu20.org/site/
May 16th, 2013 | Comments Off
In 2009, IRBS sponsored a Baptist/Puritan History Tour of England. It went so well that people have been asking for another. In response, we are organizing a June 2014 Reformation Tour. We’ll visit Germany, Switzerland and France. There will be lots of Luther sites in places like Wittenberg, Eisleben, Erfurt, and Eisenach; we’ll visit Heidelburg, Strasbourg, Zurich, Berne, spend some time in Geneva, and wind up in Paris. In addition, we’ll see some World War II sites in Berlin, spend a few solemn hours at the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, visit Rothenburg ob der Tauber, the finest walled medieval city in Europe, take two cruises and enjoy good Christian company. I’ll be lecturing on the bus as we travel from place to place, describing the people and places of the Reformation.
We have already had a great deal of interest. We can only take 50 people on the tour, and it is important for you to get your name on the list. Registrations will begin in August, but we are now compiling a list of interested people. You’ll find the email address in the green box below.
We hope to have you with us . . . .
May 14th, 2013 | Comments Off
Have you heard about the IRBS Continuing Education Program? If not, why not visit our website: www.irbscep.edu20.org
May 14th, 2013 | 1 Comment
You are invited to attend the 2013 IRBS Symbolics class to be offered August 20-30, 2013 on the Campus of Westminster Seminary California, Escondido, CA. Lectures will be held Tuesday-Friday of each week.
Baptist Symbolics is a study of the importance of confessions of faith in Baptist life. It begins with some historical material, considers various views of confessional subscription, and then focuses on the First London Confession of 1644/46 and the Second London Confession of 1677/89. We will expound both of these Confessions in detail.
Pastors and church leaders are invited to audit the course for only $50.00. Through a generous gift from the Foundation for the Advancement of Reformed Baptist Causes, students registered in the IRBS Continuing Education program may take the course for CEP credit for free!
Limited free housing is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Why not join us for these two weeks? For more information, please contact Prof. Renihan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 29th, 2012 | Comments Off
“Holiness is the habit of being of one mind with God, according as we find His mind described in Scripture. It is the habit of agreeing in God’s judgment–hating what He hates–loving what He loves–and measuring everything in this world by the standard of His Word. He who most entirely agrees with God, he is the most holy man.” J.C. Ryle, Holiness, page 35.
October 10th, 2012 | Comments Off
Last year, two of our senior students presented a paper on Covenant Theology and Baptism to an audience of about 50 students. It has been very well received and may be viewed here.
October 9th, 2012 | Comments Off
From January 8-16, 2013, we will (DV) offer our CH 604 Baptist History course. This year, Pastor Ronald S. Baines of Grace Reformed Baptist Church, Topsham, ME will be the guest lecturer. Pastor Baines is a Trustee of IRBS and a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Maine. He is working on Baptist History in Northern New England during the early republic period. As always, we invite pastors to audit the course at a significantly reduced cost. Please contact Prof. Renihan for further details.
October 9th, 2012 | Comments Off
IRBS will be hosting special lectures on Covenant Theology by Dr. Fred Malone on Saturday and Monday October 13 & 15 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. These lectures will be held at Christ Reformed Baptist Church, 2210 East Vista Way, Vista, CA, 92084. There is no charge to attend. No lunch will be provided, though we will order some delivery pizza if people wish to contribute. Dr. Malone is pastor of First Baptist Church, Clinton, LA and is Senior Fellow of IRBS.