Category: Baptist Identity

Twelve False Assumptions People Make About Baptists (Part Two)

Dr. Dan Nelson, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Camarillo, CA 7.     . . . that we are controlled by a Hierarchy First, the Bible does not teach that we should have a hierarchy of religious officials over the church. Pastors lead the congregation as a spiritual leader while the deacons assist him. We have already asserted […]

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Twelve False Assumptions People Make About Baptists (Part One)

Dr. Dan Nelson, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Camarillo, CA The disciples were first called Christians at Antioch by people who saw their lives. They assumed they were like Jesus by how they lived. All of us have been confronted by people who think they know what Baptists believe and practice. If these practices have not […]

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Thank God for the CR

One of the reasons that the CR was needed is illustrated by the recent string of articles in the Associated Baptist Press on women pastors.  There are some people in our SBC sphere of existence who wish to rewrite history, and who like to think that the CR was not really needed.  They think that […]

Wes Kenney Motion

Wes Kenney presented a motion during the convention at Orlando that was referred to the Executive Committee.  The following is the motion in full: I move that the messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention meeting in Orlando, Florida, June 15-16, authorize the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention to consider any church’s affiliation with […]

Living in the Past? You Bet I Do! Looking to the Future? With Anticipation!!

When Scott Brown was running for the Senate seat vacated by the late Ted Kennedy, he knew he was up against tremendous odds.  However, he did not allow that to stop him. He stated his perspective of the current situation exactly concerning Health Care.  As a matter of fact, he told the voters in Mass. […]

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