This post was originally published in The Alabama Baptist and is used by permission.
Alabama pastor Rick Patrick would like to see intentional “frank” conversations happening among Southern Baptists related to how Traditionalists and Calvinists can better co-exist in the denomination.
“I believe we have thousands of Traditionalist Southern Baptist churches starved for resources and ministry initiatives that make sense within a more Traditionalist ministry paradigm,” he said. “The overwhelming number of Calvinist resources and ministry initiatives are like square pegs in round holes. Continue reading
Jack L. Richardson IV is a Louisville attorney and former Chair of the Louisville Jefferson County Republican Party, member of the Kentucky Republican Party Executive Committee. He is a former student at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, former member of the Foundation Board at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and currently an associate of the foundation.
Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the Louisville Courier. Jack Richardson IV has been gracious enough to give us permission to run this article.
Nothing sparks controversy and division faster than religion and politics and rightfully so because an error in either has profound consequences. This presidential election is an existential choice between freedom and a generation of ingrained and institutionalized corruption. There will be no redo in four years if we choose wrongly. Continue reading
By: Rick Patrick , Pastor
First Baptist Church Sylacauga, AL
This article was originally posted in Theological Matters and is used by permission.
In 2012, hundreds of pastors, professors and laypersons affixed their signatures to the most attested confession of faith Southern Baptists have ever produced with the exception of The Baptist Faith and Message. Since that time, hundreds more have signed this document, which is available for signing today at the Connect 316 website. Continue reading