Category: Baptist Identity

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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Landmarkists? Really?

J. R. Graves, who was such a major  influence for Landmarkism in W. TN and Western Kentucky,  was also a major player in the development of Union University in Jackson, TN.  Dr. James Pendleton was also a major influence for Landmarkism in Southern Baptist life, and he was a former President of Union University. These two men […]

Harmony…Unity…Fellowship in the SBC

A conversation I had the other night, a good and productive conversation, got me to thinking about something.  It got me to thinking about disagreements on doctrines in the Bible.  And, I just wanted to let all of you know that I believe that  it’s okay to disagree on minor issues; on the finer points of […]

Brotherly Love

NOTE: This post was originally published on my now-mostly-dead personal blog in October of 2007. In doing some research for a report I am to deliver to the Frisco Baptist Association at next week’s annual meeting, I read through some of the minutes of the Philadelphia Baptist Association from their meetings in the eighteenth century. My last […]

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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