Category: SBC Issues

SBC 2009: A Personal Perspective

This is just a brief overview of how I felt the convention went this past week. Sunday Service with Richard Mc Pheeters Nearly everybody from SBC Today went to see ex-Oklahoma pastor Tank McPheeters deliver God’s word. A strange coincidence, Tank actually interviewed at Immanuel before I did, but did not feel the call to […]

Misunderstandings, Monikers, and Misrepresentations Part 3: Reflections of an Under 40 Pastor in the SBC

Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe. 1 Timothy 4:12 NASB. The words that resound from the mouth of the young pastor today are often a lament that, due to their age, they are not taken seriously. […]

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GCR–Dr. Vines signs With Caveats

Dr. Jerry Vines, former President of the Southern Baptist Convention and retired Senior Pastor of First Baptist Jacksonville, has allowed his name to be added to the Great Commission Resurgence Declaration. However, he has added it with caveats. I do not know that Dr. Vines will interact with you on this matter, but you can […]

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A Three-Planked Revival: The Relevance of the Past for a Great Commission Resurgence

Guest Contributor, Dr. Malcolm Yarnell III, again graces our site with an insightful article on how revival in our convention has been shaped in the past. May the Lord move mightily in our churches as he has in the past! At the beginning of the 20th century, Southern Baptists numbered 1.6 million people. And now, […]

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Should ‘the kids’ rule the SBC roost?

Today we are honored to have an article by guest contributor Nathan Lino. Nathan is pastor of Northeast Houston Baptist Church and a former Southern Baptist of Texas Convention vice president. Originally this article was published in the Southern Baptist Texan. It is reproduced online here by permission. Anyone who dabbles at all in cultural […]