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Getting Things In Order In the Southern Baptist Convention

April 3, 2017

By Dr. Ronnie Floyd, Pastor
Cross Church, Northwest Arkansas

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared at and is used by permission.

There are times in life we need to get things in order. Just as this is true about life personally, it can be true about our family of Southern Baptist churches. I am reminded of the words found in Titus 1:5, “This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order.”

There are times we need to get things in order in our churches. But there are also times we need to get things in order where it really counts – in our own relationship with God. At times, we come to realize that we are not living by the grace of God as He wills; therefore, we must get things back in order. There is always a tendency to have a poor attitude or negative behavior. Neither are beneficial to us personally, each other, or to God. We must get things in order. Continue reading

ERLC Trustee Chairman is Lobbyist on Immigration Issues

March 31, 2017

Editor’s Note:This article originally appeared at the Capstone Report and is used by permission.

The denominational swamp of the Southern Baptist Convention is as messy as anything in Washington, DC. Ken Barbic, the chairman of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention, is a lobbyist with an organization promoting comprehensive immigration reform. It sparks the question: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who watches the watchers? Continue reading

Crude Comments, Harsh Harangues and Ignored Instructions Four Blocked Commenters, Three Removed Threads, Two Swamped Moderators and One Failed Reconciliation

March 30, 2017

Dr. Rick Patrick, Senior Pastor
First Baptist Church, Sylacauga, AL
Executive Director, Connect 316

Well, a storm blew in the other day that I was not expecting in the least. It was like a monsoon of madness, a blizzard of bitterness and a hurricane of hatred all at the same time. I have never seen anything like it at SBC Today and I hope never to see anything like it again.

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