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Do Babies Go to Heaven When They Die?
The expected answer to this question is, “Well, of course!” The actual answer may be more nuanced – and certainly more biblical. Today on the program we will consider what the Bible says about the death of infants and young children, and the various positions taken by theologians and pastors throughout church history.
Today is the 33rd birthday of Paul’s stillborn son, Justin Paul, who was born on September 30, 1986.
JOHN PIPER: Why do you believe infants who die go to heaven?
ALBERT MOHLER: The Salvation of the ‘Little Ones’
SAM STORMS: Do All Infants Go to Heaven?
Many congregations are now eyeing new technology as mobile payments become mainstream and paper checks fade from regular use. Though most churchgoers still give the old-fashioned way, by cash or check in the offering plate, 15 percent now pay through their church’s website, app, or text, according to a 2018 LifeWay Research survey.
GUEST: Dr. Russell Moore
Russell Moore is president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. The ERLC is the moral and public policy entity of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. Prior to his election in 2013, Moore served as provost and dean of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, where he also taught theology and ethics. He currently serves as visiting professor of ethics at Southern, Southeastern, and New Orleans Baptist seminaries.