Category: SBC Issues

The Rise of Soteriological Traditionalism

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By: Rick Patrick , Pastor First Baptist Church Sylacauga, AL This article was originally posted in Theological Matters and is used by permission. In 2012, hundreds of pastors, professors and laypersons affixed their signatures to the most attested confession of faith Southern Baptists have ever produced with the exception of The Baptist Faith and Message. Since […]

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Young, Southern Baptist…and Irrelevant?


Their theology is different from that which I read in the Bible, and their methodology about how best to reach the world for Jesus is foreign to me as well.

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Do Black Lives Matter?

Dr. L. Paige Patterson

President Obama and a host of other leaders seem unable to resolve the racial tensions in our country. And neither they nor anyone else will ever succeed unless there is a return to acknowledging the words found in Genesis…

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A Prehistoric Final Judgment?


One of the more glaring flaws in the Calvinistic understanding of salvation is it’s emasculation of the final judgment. Calvinists, typically, place great emphasis on being chosen by God, before He made the first man, but only offer occasional and dutiful lip service to the final judgment.

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Pimples and Purgatory: Should One Weird View Distract Us?


Obviously, many Catholics affirm purgatory, but it’s unusual, to say the least, to find a card carrying protestant who thinks it all works.

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