Is Baptism Essential For Salvation?
Bruce Reeves & Steve Raines Debate
Bruce A. Reeves - Evangelist for the Highway 65 church of Christ in Conway Arkansas
Stephen G. Raines - Professor Church @ Central Baptist College in Conway AR, & is Pastor of East Side Baptist Church (Benton, Arkansas).
June 23,24, 2007
Monday April 23, 2007 - Resolved: “The scriptures teach that the alien sinner is forgiven of his past sins by faith only, before and without water baptism” – (Affirm: Steve Raines; Deny: Bruce Reeves)
Tuesday April 24, 2007 - Resolved: “The scriptures teach that water baptism is essential in order for the alien sinner to obtain the forgiveness of his past sins.” (Affirm: Bruce Reeves; Deny: Steve Raines)