Category: SWBTS

Dr. Patterson on Calvinism

I am hopeful that last week’s Building Bridges conference on Calvinism in the Southern Baptist Convention will be the beginning of an important and helpful conversation about how we can work together as Baptists, Calvinist and non-Calvinist, without any negative effects resulting from our differing viewpoints. There is so much on which we agree that […]

Interview with Dr. Malcolm Yarnell

After spending some time together with Dr. Malcolm Yarnell I was able to sit down with him and conduct an interview. Something interesting about this interview is that it came at the end of a day where Dr. Yarnell was specifically mentioned by another presenter at the “Building Bridges” conference as being wrong in some […]

Do Not Apologize for Truth

In Dr. Thomas White’s chapel message at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary on October 18, 2007, he spoke multitudes of truth. He addressed more truth about the issues concerning Southern Baptists in 48 minutes than many have heard in the past 2 years. Dr. White is a very articulate speaker and has the gift of saying […]

The Trustee System – Working as Designed

It seems that each time one turns around there is another leader under fire. For many that do not believe the trustee system works, these two articles should put that fear to rest. Our trustee system is doing what it was designed to do. They are holding the leaders accountable and they are assuring Southern […]

The Renewal of Baptist Theology

In preparation for an upcoming essay on the background of his Fifth Century Initiative, to be posted here at SBC Today, Dr. Bart Barber, pastor of the First Baptist Church at Farmersville, Texas, and adjunct Professor of Church History at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, has submitted the following introductory material to that forthcoming essay: My […]