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Derrick Holland


I can answer questions pertaining to Baptist and Bible doctrine. I have been an ordained Baptist minister for 19 years, and pastored a Baptist Church for over 5 years. I have also preached revival meetings in Baptist Churches for years. I am happy to answer questions about how Baptist/Bible doctrine compares with false cults going under the guise of Christianity, and how those differences are significant and sometimes dangerous. I do not wish to discuss doctrines within Christianity, that are controversial, as there are many genuinely saved people who allow some of the minor things to divide them.

Experience in the area

I have answered Bible questions on the Jehovah's Witness forum for just over 14 years now, and attempted to help many people see the differences between that belief system, and Biblical Christianity. As I was raised in that religion, I can say that many of them have a sincere desire to please God, but they have been misled by false doctrines. If you have any questions regarding the beliefs of JWs, and how those beliefs deviate from the Scriptures, I can help you with that, as well. Please use my profile on that forum, for questions of that nature. But more importantly than simply discussing various doctrines, I have a desire to see people become born again into the family of God, by placing complete faith and trust in the shed blood of Jesus Christ, which alone is the atonement for our sins.


Independent Baptist church in western North Carolina, near the Blue Ridge Mountains.


High school, and 3 years of Bible College. Hundreds of hours of study in God's Word, the Bible.

What do you like about this subject?

It is an opportunity to discuss the Scriptures, and to present the saving Gospel of Jesus Christ, which is man's only hope.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

See people saved, and Christians grow in the knowledge of God's Word

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Recent Answers from Derrick Holland

2015-12-21 go to heaven:

No, I don't believe that I will go to heaven. I KNOW that I will go to heaven, because I'm trusting in the shed blood of Jesus Christ, as the payment for my sins. It is impossible to go to Hell, trusting

2015-10-04 Men:

Hello, Gary.  Thank you for writing.    I'm afraid that before I can answer this question, I need a little more information.  I do not understand what you mean by "take charge of men" at the church.  That's

2015-05-21 The Gospel According to Jay Barns:

Hello, Lou. I am sorry that another of your very valid questions, has gone "swimming" in the Pool, without even an attempt to answer it.  As you pointed out before, a person who was here for the right

2015-05-19 another question about jw memorial:

I saw this follow up in the Pool, and decided to take it out and reply to it.  I see that Mr. Barns is sending yet another question to the Pool, that he is unable to answer.  If someone signs up here to

2015-05-19 Jay Barns failure to answer questions:

Hello, Lou.  Thank you for writing, and it is good to hear from you again.  I seem to remember that you are the person who initially wrote to Mr. Barns about the rapture/end times, only to have your question


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