The Southern Baptist Convention, America’s largest Protestant denomination, met this week (June 14-15) in St. Louis in what turned out to be one of its most memorable annual meetings. Continue reading
**This article was previously posted by Leighton Flowers on his website www.soteriology101.com and is used by permission.
Leighton is: teaching pastor in his local church, an adjunct Professor of Theology, and the Youth Evangelism Director for Texas Baptists.
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Would William conclude that the means God chose to reveal these otherwise mysterious truths is insufficient? Paul specifically says, “In reading this, then, you will be able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ.” So, why would one assume that God’s grace and power given to the apostles to reveal the MYSTERY OF CHRIST (the “DEEP THINGS OF THE SPIRIT”) isn’t sufficiently understandable or believable? Continue reading
“Is the Pope Catholic?” The ironic humor behind this expression is intended to convey the kind of certainty that is beyond all question. We could even travel a rung or two down the hierarchy and pose: “Are the Cardinals and Bishops Catholic?” Obviously, we would anticipate the same answer—unless we were Southern Baptists. Continue reading