Category: SBC Issues

Closed Communion and Inerrancy Part II

As you begin reading Part II, I need to remind you of a disclaimer.  I am writing this taxonomy as if I were writing in 1980.  The conclusion brings everything up to today, but the first part of this paper  is presented as one writing during the Conservative Resurgence in order to identify the verbiage. […]

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Closed Communion and Inerrancy – Part 1

When I entered seminary back in 1989, I was challenged by teaching that has come to be described as neo-orthodoxy. This teaching was presented as being open minded to what others believe. It was presented as the “humility” approach to understanding scripture without forcing one’s belief on another. I struggled with much of the teaching, […]

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Love for Big Numbers is Catching Up with the SBC

Today we’re honored to share with you a post written by our good friend David Worley. Known affectionately around the SBC blog world as “volfan007,” David is the pastor of the Bethel Baptist Church in Greenfield, Tennessee, where he’s served for 3 years.  His wife’s name is Sherrie, and they have three children: Ben, Ginger, […]

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Baptist Troublemaker

David R. Brumbelow, pastor of Northside Baptist Church, Highlands Texas and author of The Wit and Wisdom of Pastor Joe Brumbelow, hannibalbooks.com is our Guest Author today.  Please read the entire post before commenting. A preacher that can’t stop arguing. A denominational leader causing discord and division. A prolific writer who spews vitriol. He viciously […]

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The Local Church as the Authority of Baptism

In this article by John Mann, he explores the idea of whether there can be a true church without the proper administration of the ordinances. For the Anabaptist , the atrophied doctrine among Rome, Wittenberg, and Geneva was a biblical ecclesiology. Indeed, a proper ecclesiology was the essence of the Anabaptist movement. Foundational to proper […]