Category: SBC Issues

Distinctive Baptist Beliefs:
Nine Marks that Separate Baptists from Presbyterians
Distinctive Baptist Belief #2—
The Age (or State) of Accountability

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Distinctive Baptist Beliefs:
Nine Marks that Separate Baptists from Presbyterians
Distinctive Baptist Belief #2—
The Age (or State) of Accountability

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. Introduction All denominations that broadly share the Reformation heritage share more beliefs in common than […]

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Distinctive Baptist Beliefs:
Nine Marks that Separate Baptists from Presbyterians
Distinctive Baptist Belief #1—
Soul Competency, the Priesthood of Believers, and Religious Liberty

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Distinctive Baptist Beliefs:
Nine Marks that Separate Baptists from Presbyterians
Distinctive Baptist Belief #1—
Soul Competency, the Priesthood of Believers, and Religious Liberty

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. Calvinists, Arminians, and Baptists Together for the Evangelical Gospel All denominations that broadly share the […]

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Southern Baptists’s New Annual Church Profile Form:
The New Great Commission Giving Version

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Southern Baptists’s New Annual Church Profile Form:
The New Great Commission Giving Version

By Tim Rogers, Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Indian Trail, NC 8. Undesignated Giving/Gifts 9. Total Giving/Receipts 10. Cooperative Program Giving 11. Annie Armstrong Easter Offering 12. Lottie Moon Christmas Offering 13. Great Commission Giving 14. Total Missions Giving   The above listing is a sample of the new Annual Church Profile (ACP).  Please notice something that is […]

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Communion and the Covenant Community

By Wes Kenney, Pastor, Trinity Baptist Church, Valliant, OK At its annual meeting in Indianapolis in 2008, the Southern Baptist Convention spoke clearly on the issue of regenerate church membership. This is an area in which many SBC churches (my own included) have struggled greatly. At an earlier time in our convention’s history, it was […]

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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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