Southern Baptist reforms have taken place, mostly at the national level, occurring with such subtlety that they have been largely undetected by the people in the pews. These failing reforms offer motion without progress—like a car stuck in the mud and spinning its wheels.
Perhaps the view that “God so loved the world” means “God so loved the elect” can be established from other texts. But proper exegesis rules out this interpretation…
We will never be anything for God or achieve anything worthwhile unless we are His absolutely.
One praying man stands as a majority with God! Today God is bypassing men—not because they are too ignorant, but because they are too self-sufficient. Brethren, our abilities are our handicaps, and our talents are our stumbling blocks!
It is very easy for me to make a higher moral equivalence for the sake of human life over any other of God’s creatures. Nevertheless, I believe this cultural tension provides the opportunity for people like me to present my case, so here it is.