It is vital that pastors, preachers and Bible teachers apply the teaching of God’s Word to the great issues of the day and to the issues and needs of their community and congregation.
Typically, the accusation comes from those who are less informed about the historical use of these labels and their actual meanings as it relates to our current soteriological disagreements.
The prerequisite for unity in the Southern Baptist Convention is the restoration of trust and transparency between denominational elites and the people in our pews paying the bills.
Southern Baptists’ overseas mission forces will be reduced to levels not seen since 1993 with the departure of about 22 percent of its personnel, including 983 missionaries leaving the field and 149 severing ties from various stateside assignments.
I don’t know why, but my grandfather and I were very close. Maybe it was because I was his first grandson or because we shared the same first name.