Category: SBC

Reflections on the SBC Phoenix

By Wes Kenney, Pastor, Trinity Baptist Church, Valliant, OK This year’s convention was for me a great time of fellowship, a renewing of old acquaintances and friendships, and the beginning of many new ones. While I have my concerns with how it will be carried out, I believe NAMB’s new focus on church planting is […]

Reflections on the SBC in Phoenix

By Brad Whitt, Pastor, Temple Baptist Church, Simpsonville, SC As I reflect on my time spent in Phoenix for this year’s annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention what sticks out most in my mind is how little actually sticks out in my mind. Apart from time spent fellowshipping with friends and making new ones, […]

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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 […]