Category: Front Page Posts

Rethinking Our Southern Baptist Anti-Non-Calvinist Partnership


At the 2013 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Houston, Robin Foster asked an excellent question of Kevin Ezell during his North American Mission Board report: “After seeing last night that word was put out that we work together with Acts 29 and that we have partnerships, could you clarify that and also define exactly […]

James Ireland (1745-1806): One of the Valiant Virginia Baptists


Religious liberty was a foreign concept to most early Americans prior to the Revolutionary War of 1776. Borrowing an old world concept, each colony usually sponsored a state church. Taxes supported the clergy and it was unlawful to not attend church in some of the colonies. Religious dissenters were dealt with quickly and sometimes crudely.

What Is Wrong With the Young, Restless and Reformed Movement? An Interpretive Essay by Dr. Paul Owen


It is the TULIP cult mindset that seems to be tearing apart the SBC. For whatever else you can say about the Baptist tradition, it is most certainly a version of Christianity which finds the gospel of the Cross and the offer of free forgiveness through the shed blood of Jesus as its operating center. When you have men in the SBC who are more zealous evangelists for conversions to Calvinism than conversions to Christ, more earnest in their apologetics for TULIP than for the existence of God and the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, more excited about the doctrines of grace than the gospel itself—coexistence is going to be difficult.

What the World Needs Now


by Walker Moore Diana Ross wasn’t far from the truth when she sang , “What the world needs now is love sweet love, It’s the only thing that there’s just too little of…” Each year, our students spend 35 days studying a doctrine of the Bible. Last year, we studied work. We learned that our […]

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SBC13 Houston Video On-Demand

2013AnnualMeetingProgram-logo-500 Watch all the sessions from Houston on-demand using the link below.  Dr. Luter’s presidential address from Tuesday evening is a must-see. Follow on Twitter using #SBC13.