Category: Baptist Identity

Podcast Episode 12

Scheduling conflicts prevented us from recording a podcast last week, but we’re back this week with episode 12. Joe Stewart couldn’t make it, but the rest of the gang is here, along with a special guest. Bill Tomlinson, who retired to his native Virginia earlier this year after fifty years serving as pastor to churches […]

I Officially Resign From Being A Calvinist

After graduating from seminary with my MDIVBL in 2002 and was able to immerse myself more into the Bible rather than what other people thought about the Bible, I began a quest to figure out how salvation works. In other words, how does predestination work in salvation, and what is man’s responsibility in being saved? […]

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Quixote, Peyote, and Coyotes

The current debate over the perceived generational divide in the SBC brings forth a variety of conclusions. The emerging church has its roots in Leadership Network Symposiums to reach Generation X. Much morphing has transformed this movement into a polyglot of expressions. Yet one of the unexamined assumptions of the generational emphasis is the pragmatic […]

Acts 29 and Southern Baptist Polity

Before the outset of this post let me say that this piece is not meant to criticize Acts 29. They have the right to organize the planting of churches as they feel they are led by the Lord. This post is to show the clear irreconcilable difference in ecclesiology between Acts 29 and the Baptist […]

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Covenant or Confession

According to Merriman-Webster online dictionary, the following definitions exist for the words addressed in the title of this article. Covenant (Noun) 1 : a usually formal, solemn, and binding agreement : compact 2 a : a written agreement or promise usually under seal between two or more parties especially for the performance of some action […]

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