Category: SBC Issues

Southern Baptists, Racial Reconciliation, and Diversity:
A Response to Aaron Weaver

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Southern Baptists, Racial Reconciliation, and Diversity:
A Response to Aaron Weaver

By Dr. Lemke, Provost, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics, occupying the McFarland Chair of Theology, Director of the Baptist Center for Theology and Ministry, and Editor of the Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary In a recent post on his “The Big Daddy Weave” blog site, Aaron Weaver questioned […]

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The Phantoms and the Facts

By Tim Rogers, Pastor, Ebeneezer Baptist Church, Indian Trail, NC In a recent “SBC Discussion” article for Baptist Press Trevin Wax discussed how Southern Baptists were needed by evangelicals in order to overcome splintering within the evangelical community.  I have many concerns about this approach, but the main concern is a denominational employee suggesting Southern […]

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Hold The Hearse, I Have An Idea!

Dr. Jerry Nash, Director of Missions, Harmony Baptist Association, Trenton, FL If the current trend continues there will be another attempt to change the name of The Southern Baptist Convention within the next few years.  When the name changes I believe there will be thousands of SBC churches which will not make the transition. You […]

Baptism-Lite—SBC and Spontaneous Baptisms

Tim Rogers, Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Indian Trail, NC There is a movement that seems to be sweeping our denomination and it is called Spontaneous Baptisms.  I for one believe, if done properly, we should not be concerned with this movement.  However, with every movement there comes some who refuse to adhere to the clear […]

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Thank God for the CR

One of the reasons that the CR was needed is illustrated by the recent string of articles in the Associated Baptist Press on women pastors.  There are some people in our SBC sphere of existence who wish to rewrite history, and who like to think that the CR was not really needed.  They think that […]