Category: BF&M

It's Nothing Personal

There is a phrase that I am considering striking forever from my vocabulary. That phrase is “individual Christian.” There is nothing inherently wrong with either term, but when they come together, the result is, more often than not, absolute silliness masquerading as theology. The most recent example shows itself in the currently raging debate in […]

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The Southern Baptists of Texas Convention and the GCR

Last week the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention passed a resolution that dealt with the Great Commission Resurgence. To my knowledge (I could be wrong) this is the only state convention that has dealt with a resolution on the GCR to date. It is an excellent document that not only honors the great strides that […]

The Essentials of Christianity

Recently, Dr. Malcolm Yarnell (Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Southwestern) gave the Reformation Day chapel sermon at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. To listen to it, click here. To see the hand written manuscript of the sermon click here. For me, the two quotes that I found most intriguing are: As a New Testament Christian, […]

How Christians Reflect the World

Lately, I have been silently concerned about some of the things that have been blogged about pertaining to certain people in the SBC. Frankly, I got tired of rolling in the mud with certain individuals and I have been busy being a pastor. While these things have continued, I have also noticed on the national […]

THEOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS: APOLOGIA

John Mann, who has contributed to SBC Today before, has offered a new treatise which we are happy to publish. He is pastor at La Junta Baptist church and in 2001 he lead the congregation to disfellow themselves from the Baptist General Convention of Texas and uniquely align themselves with the Southern Baptists of Texas […]