Wendell H. Rone on Baptist Origins

“Baptists have with one voice denied connection with the Roman apostasy and have claimed their origin as a church from Jesus Christ and the Apostles.” Wendell H. Rone

(Wendell H. Rone {1913-2003} was a noted Kentucky Baptist pastor, author, historian, and professor. Bro. Rone graduated from Southern Seminary in 1939 with a Th.M. He pastored numerous churches in western Kentucky and served Southern Baptists in a number of denominational positions. He served as both professor and president of Mid-Continent Baptist Bible College in western Kentucky and authored a number of books, included the well-known “Baptist Faith and Roman Catholicism”. The following quote is from page 29 of this excellent book.)