Category: Baptist Identity

A Clear Statement from Committee on Resolutions

In perusing the churches represented by the various ones being appointed to committees I am beginning to see signs of encouragement.  For example the following statements are found on the websites of some being appointed to the Committee of Resolutions. In this first statement I have not placed emphasis on any statement.  The bold emphasis […]

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Do Baptisms Matter Anymore?

In our day and age of ecumenical awareness and knocking down the walls of denominations,  are baptisms important to people anymore?  to Churches?  With all of the people saying that they would accept any ole kind of baptism, whether it be sprinkling, pouring, or whatever, is it important about the kind of baptism you have?  […]

Baptists? Methodists? Presbyterians? Charismatics?

Something that I’ve been observing for quite some time now, and especially here lately, is that a lot of people, who belong to Baptist Churches, could join a Church of another denomination and couldn’t tell any difference.  I can’t tell you of the people that I have heard say things like…”Well, there’s not that much […]

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Biblically Centered, Distinctively Baptist

In a day when some want to remove Baptist from our names and even distance ourselves from the name “Southern Baptist”, we have a college that is making strides to do otherwise.  Truett-McConnell made great strides at their last trustee meeting to bring their faculty under accountability and strengthen their relationship with Southern Baptists.  Thank […]

What Gets You 'Worked Up'?

After recording the podcast which airs today (Episode 12), I have had occasion to speak with others about the issue surrounding the resolution debate which took place in our association as well as those issues which will comprise the focus of the gathering of the Missouri Baptist Convention next week. I have been involved in […]

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