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My name is Rebekah Schrepfer, and I am a Baptist wife and mother.  My husband is a pastor and I enjoy supporting and helping him in his ministry in our local church.  We have four beautiful children, ages 5-9.  The MostlySensible blog is my way of sharing my thoughts and ideas with other ladies who have similar convictions and values.  There are...

Let me introduce you to MostlySensible’s contributors.  Because my thoughts and ideas are only mostly sensible, I need a little help now and again to bring the most to our sensibilities.  Until our sensibilities are perfect in heaven we will only hope to be mostly sensible here on earth.  In this life, our understanding and intellect are corrupted by sin in this world, but God has promised to those who believe that He would help us through his Word and...

I’ve copied this statement of faith from Aletheia Baptist Ministries which was founded by my dad, Dr. Rick Shrader.  It is helpful to you to know what my core beliefs are as you read my articles.     Statement of Faith The following is our statement of faith. For each doctrine we give a brief but direct statement of what we understand the Bible to abundantly teach in that area. Verses are included for reference and are not intended to be exhaustive but exemplary of the Bible’s teaching.   Section...

What does it mean to be a Christian? Have you ever wondered what it really means to be a Christian? With so many opinions, philosophies and interpretations being pushed on us today, we need an answer we can count on. The only place we can get such an answer is in the Bible.   Since the Bible is God’s Word, it alone can give us the answers we need in order to find salvation and the truth about eternal life. This short outline is an explanation of God’s plan for salvation as given in His Bible. Of course, much more could be written...

Please note that this is a personal weblog, and the opinions expressed here are solely mine and should not be taken as expert advice.  I am not an expert in these subjects, nor is this meant to be a peer reviewed journal. And so the statements here are not necessarily 100% accurate even though I believe my statements to be correct.  Feel free to comment, challenge me, disagree with me or tell me I’m off my rocker, but I reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason whatsoever, so please keep your comments polite.   All...