Category: SBC Issues

A Response from Dwight McKissic

[As part of our commitment to facilitating discussion regarding contemporary issues within the Southern Baptist Convention, we have invited Pastor Dwight McKissic to allow us to post his response to our commentary regarding his recent appearance on Trinity Broadcasting Network’s Praise the Lord program. Below is the article he has submitted, and he has our […]

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Baptist Dissent

There are two vivid memories that I have from growing up and the lessons learned from these memories have shaped me in a huge way. The first memory I want to share with you is one about relationship. I had some friends that were, shall I say, always doing things in expressive ways. Sometimes these […]

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Where Would They Lead Us?

“I don’t care about your doctrines as long as you name the name of Jesus, as long as you believe He died dead [sic] and was buried but came out of the tomb on Sunday morning and ascended to the Father … I don’t care about anything else! Let’s join hands … to get this […]

An Ironic TULIP and Similarities of Baptist Confession

We are pleased to welcome as a guest writer at SBC Today one of our more frequent commenters, Chris Johnson. Chris is currently the Pastor of Grace Church at Hermitage which is located eleven miles east of downtown Nashville. He is a full-time employee of Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s largest dialysis provider, with headquarters […]

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Dr. Patterson on Calvinism

I am hopeful that last week’s Building Bridges conference on Calvinism in the Southern Baptist Convention will be the beginning of an important and helpful conversation about how we can work together as Baptists, Calvinist and non-Calvinist, without any negative effects resulting from our differing viewpoints. There is so much on which we agree that […]