Category: SBC Issues

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 […]

Restricted Communion and the Opponents of Landmarkism

The following post was written for SBC Today by Ben Stratton. Ben has pastored Southern Baptist churches in Kentucky since 1998, and currently serves as pastor of the Farmington Baptist Church in Farmington, Kentucky. He is a graduate of Mid-Continent Baptist Bible College, and is working toward a Master’s Degree at Murray State University. He […]

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Shooting at Rubber Dummies

I love my iPhone for so many reasons, not the least of which is my ability to subscribe to podcasts and listen to them when I’m in my car. It’s terribly convenient, especially considering that I am too far from civilization to receive any talk-radio signals. Recently I was listening to the podcast of a […]


John Mann, who has contributed to SBC Today before, has offered a new treatise which we are happy to publish. He is pastor at La Junta Baptist church and in 2001 he lead the congregation to disfellow themselves from the Baptist General Convention of Texas and uniquely align themselves with the Southern Baptists of Texas […]

GCR Specifics from Dr. Akin, With More to Come

Dr. Danny Akin has published the first in what will be a series of 15 articles outlining the Great Commission Resurgence (GCR) he envisions for the SBC.  I encourage you to read the article here.  In this article he is on record that this vision must be wed to the Conservative Resurgence (CR).  To take […]

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