Category: SBC Issues

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 […]

Are Baptist Distinctives That Important?

One man thinks so. Dr. R. Stanton Norman in his book, The Baptist Way, states this: No Christian denomination therefore embraces consistently all our distinctive traits. Baptist distinctives are still distinctive only of Baptists. In light of this, we should remain loyal to and actively seek to propagate our distinctive theological identity as an expression […]

Interview with Dr. Malcolm Yarnell

After spending some time together with Dr. Malcolm Yarnell I was able to sit down with him and conduct an interview. Something interesting about this interview is that it came at the end of a day where Dr. Yarnell was specifically mentioned by another presenter at the “Building Bridges” conference as being wrong in some […]