Category: Ecclesiology

A Caution and Reminder

A CAUTION AND REMINDER Unless wisdom flees from us, Baptists will ever see to it that churches, churches and the New Testament type of preachers, meritorious preachers, are, in the right sense, the constant center of their concern, the first objects of proper honor and credit for denominational accomplishments and acquirements—not Boards, nor Associations, nor […]

Poisoning the Fountains of Truth: Part One

This is part of an article originally published January 1922 in the Southwestern Journal of Theology by Dr. L. R. Scarborough entitled, “Poisoning the Fountains of Truth.” It was republished in the most recent Southwestern Journal of Theology, “Baptists and Unity.” May a voice of our past speak to us today. Below is part one […]

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Agreement with the Episcopal Primate

Fellow pastor and blogger John Quincy Hooks has graciously invited me, along with a couple other members of the SBC Today team, to participate the last two weeks in his internet radio program, Baptist Talk. I appreciate his kindness in inviting us to join him, and I enjoy the wide-ranging discussion that unfolds. Going into […]

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Glory in the Church

On my desk sits a plaque of the kind that typically contains the name of the person sitting behind the desk. This plaque sat on my grandfather’s desk, and rather than displaying his name, it displays his favorite verse of scripture: Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world […]

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A Three-Planked Revival: The Relevance of the Past for a Great Commission Resurgence

Guest Contributor, Dr. Malcolm Yarnell III, again graces our site with an insightful article on how revival in our convention has been shaped in the past. May the Lord move mightily in our churches as he has in the past! At the beginning of the 20th century, Southern Baptists numbered 1.6 million people. And now, […]

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