Archive for July, 2012

Maryland pastor returns The Gospel Project curriculum to LifeWay because of Calvinistic overtones.

Coming tomorrow: “The more we read and studied the curriculum, the more convinced we have become that this curriculum is not suitable for use here at Calvary. I am greatly disappointed because there is nothing wrong with healthy dialogue and wrestling with theological issues. But when a curriculum is designed to teach only one side […]

Instantaneous or Progressive Regeneration?

By Bob Hadley, Pastor of Westside Baptist Church in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Chancellor of Atlantic Coast Bible College and Seminary. refers to statements made by R.C. Sproul in an excerpt from his book, The Mystery of the Holy Spirit. Sproul makes the following statements concerning regeneration in salvific process. One of the most […]

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Racism of a few besmirches all of us

by Norm Miller Norm Miller is the director of communications and marketing at Truett-McConnell College. The election of Fred Luter as the SBC’s first African-American president brought affirming nods from secular and religious media. But the racism of a few members of the First Baptist Church in Crystal Springs, Miss., continues to garner condemnation from […]

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Southern Baptist Identity:
An Evangelical Denomination Faces the Future

David S. Dockery, Ed., Southern Baptist Identity: An Evangelical Denomination Faces the Future. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books 2009. Pp. 304. $19.99. Paperback. It has often been said that, thanks to the battles of the last generation in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) to return the convention to a commitment to biblical inerrancy, we can be […]

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Regarding Dr. Cox’s Post of July 27

SBCToday’s editorial team has conferred regarding a couple of sentences in Dr. Michael Cox’s post on July 27 titled “A Biblical Critique of Calvinism Part 2a: Old Testament Scriptures Teaching the Optional Nature of the Gospel Invitation.” While we agree that the analogy was intended by Dr. Cox to be illustrative of a significant point, […]