Archive for May, 2012

An Introduction to “A Statement of the Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation”

by Dr. Eric Hankins Pastor of First Baptist Church Oxford, Mississippi A Statement of Traditional Southern Baptist Soteriology SBC Today.pdf (Right click on link to save a pdf version of this document). The following is a suggested statement of what Southern Baptists believe about the doctrine of salvation. Compiled by a number of pastors, professors, […]

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A Loyal Southern Baptist Theologian

The following tribute to Dr. Wayne Ward was recently written by James Leo Garrett, Jr., and read at Dr. Ward’s funeral. Dr. Garrett served alongside Dr. Ward as Professor of Christian Theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary from 1959 to 1973 and is currently Distinguished Professor of Theology, Emeritus at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. More […]

Monday Exposition Idea:
Success and Failure Under God
(Selected Scriptures)

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Monday Exposition Idea:
Success and Failure Under God
(Selected Scriptures)

By Franklin L. Kirksey, Pastor, First Baptist Church of Spanish Fort, Alabama, and author of Sound Biblical Preaching: Giving the Bible a Voice. These expositions by Dr. Kirksey are offered to suggest sermon or Bible study ideas for pastors and other church leaders, both from the exposition and from the illustrative material, or simply for […]

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The BioLogos-Southern Baptist Theologian Dialogue:
The Evolution Debate

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The BioLogos-Southern Baptist Theologian Dialogue:
The Evolution Debate

The “Southern Baptist Voices: Teleological Arguments, Theistic Evolution, and Intelligent Design” debate regarding creation and evolution between Southern Baptist scholars and Christian scientific scholars from BioLogos continues. The Southern Baptist scholars favor creationism, progressive creationism, or intelligent design; while the BioLogos scholars favor theistic evolution. Baptist Press has published two recent articles have been posted […]

The Number One Failure of 90 Percent of Pastors

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, Cartoonist, Pastor, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. The four-year-old who says, “I can do it by myself” has a lot in common with the typical pastor. Pastors are notorious for their lone ranger approach to ministry. It’s what I call the number one […]

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