Category: Doctrine

A Model for Theological Dialogue

By Steve Lemke, Provost of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary What does constructive theological dialogue look like?  Unfortunately, there are fewer models today than might have been the case.  On the one hand, the Balkanization of the SBC has led to many speaking to each other within in-groups but not really addressing the larger SBC […]

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Thursday is for Theological Terminology:
The Study of Specialized Words relating to Theology

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Thursday is for Theological Terminology:
The Study of Specialized Words relating to Theology

Ron F. Hale, Associate Pastor, West Jackson Baptist Church, Jackson, TN Sola Scriptura One definition: A Latin phrase meaning “scripture alone” and is one of the Five Solas that the early reformers used to show differences and distinctions between their teachings and those of the Roman Catholic Church. On the Theopedia website, the following definition […]

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Thursday is for Theological Terminology:
The Study of Specialized Words relating to Theology

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Thursday is for Theological Terminology:
The Study of Specialized Words relating to Theology

Ron F. Hale, Associate Pastor, West Jackson Baptist Church, Jackson, TN Resistible Grace One Definition: Arminians taught that since God wanted all of mankind to be saved, He sent the Holy Spirit to draw all men to Christ. The human will, however, is free to reject the drawing power of the Holy Spirit. An example […]

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Authentic Christianity

Malcolm B. Yarnell III, Managing Editor of the Southwestern Journal of Theology and Director of the Center for Theological Research at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX, contributes these thoughts on Authentic Christianity, and offers two articles addressing this subject from the Journal available at no charge to the readers of SBC Today — “When Hope Screams: Learning How to […]

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The Study of Specialized Words relating to Theology

Ron F. Hale, Associate Pastor, West Jackson Baptist Church, Jackson, TN Definite Atonement . . . (also known as Limited Atonement and Particular Redemption) One definition: “The belief that Christ bore the wrath of God for God’s elect alone. God, the Father, chose certain persons to be His children, and on the cross the Son died […]

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