An excellent resource for the theology and practice of Baptist polityWhether you're helping to plant a church, lead a church, or take part in church life, you'll benefit from Dr. Jackson's comprehensive instruction on the establishment and administration of a local church. He covers all phases of the local Baptist assembly—its organization, government, ministry, doctrine, outreach, and practical problems. Here is information and assistance to help your church carry on the Lord's work.
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Paul R. Jackson (1903-1969) was among the first generation of GARBC leaders, serving as national representative from 1960 to 1969. Prior to this, he was president of Baptist Bible Seminary for 14 years, a pastor in California and Michigan for 17 years, and a member of the GARBC Council of Eighteen. His book The Doctrine and Administration of the Church is regarded as a classic on church polity. He also wrote a pamphlet on church associations, Biblically Separate: Choosing Alliances Wisely.