(Or would have, had Schaap not habitually railed against the evils of rock music.) As with most of his sermons at the northwest Indiana megachurch—the 14th largest in the country and the biggest Independent Baptist house of worship in the nation—the message struck as bluntly as a pounded nail: Submit to God’s plan for your life or be snapped like a twig and flung away (as Schaap would demonstrate by cracking a stick over his head, tossing it aside, and barking, “Next! When you do submit, be prepared to endure excruciating pain.God will hold a metaphorical knife to your throat (as Schaap would illustrate by holding a steel blade against a twig the way an assailant might press on a jugular).By signing up you agree to follow these guidelines. If your site has been dropped, or never approved, it means you are Bible - Believers SBG is a Directory of Bible-Believing Websites that proclaim: rn The King James Bible as the infallible written word of God! But in July 2010, an hour into the “Polished Shaft” sermon—in a church packed with thousands of teenagers there for a youth conference—Schaap went further. What he was doing was unmistakable: simulating masturbation, in front of thousands of children, in the middle of a church service.
Its claim of "first" is contested by First Baptist Church of Petersburg, Virginia, whose congregation officially organized in 1774.After the Revolutionary War started, in 1778 Leile made his way to the British-occupied city of Savannah, to ensure his security behind British lines. All sites are reviewed on a regular basis, and prior to being approved.Only then, he would growl, will you become a “polished shaft”: one suitable for God’s bow.At this point, the sermon’s climax, Schaap would heave up a high-powered crossbow and fire an arrow into a red painted on a fake rock a few feet from his pulpit.
You might have heard of "Baptists", "Independent Baptists", or even "Fundamentalist Baptists". I realize that the term "Fundamental Baptist" has been used by many different people, resulting in a great deal of confusion about the term's meaning.