Category: Salvation

A Commentary on
Article Four: The Grace of God
of “A Statement of the Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation”

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A Commentary on
Article Four: The Grace of God
of “A Statement of the Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation”

By Dr. Brad Reynolds Vice President for Academic Services Truett-McConnell College Article Four of our Traditionalist Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation says: We affirm that grace is God’s generous decision to provide salvation for any person by taking all of the initiative in providing atonement, in freely offering the Gospel in the power of […]

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A Response to Dr. Tom Ascol
Concerning His Adherence to Imputed Guilt
Despite Its Denial in the Two Most Recent
Versions of The Baptist Faith and Message

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A Response to Dr. Tom Ascol
Concerning His Adherence to Imputed Guilt
Despite Its Denial in the Two Most Recent
Versions of The Baptist Faith and Message

By Dr. Rick Patrick Senior Pastor Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Hueytown, Alabama In November, fellow Southern Baptist Pastor, Dr. Tom Ascol, will celebrate his thirty year anniversary as Executive Director for the Founders Ministries, an organization “committed to the recovery of the Gospel and the reformation of local churches.” By this, they clearly mean to […]

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The TULIP of Calvinism
In Light of History and the Baptist Faith and Message

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The TULIP of Calvinism
In Light of History and the Baptist Faith and Message

Dr. Malcolm B. Yarnell III is Director of the Center for Theological Research and Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Recently, Dr. Danny Akin reissued his classic article on Calvinism at a sister blogsite. We welcome that re-contribution to the ongoing conversation. In that same spirit, a […]

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Recovering the Gospel — Why Belief in an Unlimited Atonement Matters

By David L. Allen, Professor of Preaching, George W. Truett Chair of Ministry, Director of the Southwestern Center for Expository Preaching, and Dean of the School of Theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Allen is co-author of Whosoever Will: a Biblical-Theological Critique of Five-Point Calvinism. Article 3 addresses the Atonement of Christ. It consists of […]

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A Reply to Dr. Mohler

Adam Harwood, PhD Assistant Professor of Christian Studies Truett-McConnell College Cleveland, Georgia Dr. Mohler, I am thankful for you and find myself in agreement with most of your comments in your June 6 article entitled, “Southern Baptists and Salvation: It’s Time to Talk.” The impact of your service to the Lord and leadership in theological […]

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