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Landmarkists? Really?

J. R. Graves, who was such a major  influence for Landmarkism in W. TN and Western Kentucky,  was also a major player in the development of Union University in Jackson, TN.  Dr. James Pendleton was also a major influence for Landmarkism in Southern Baptist life, and he was a former President of Union University. These two men […]

How Lost People See Us?

I was reading the On Mission magazine from NAMB when I saw a study done by the Barna Research Group.  The research was done to show how lost people between the ages of 16 to 29 see evangelical Christians.  I’m not sure why this is so important, nor what you and I can do with […]

Pray for Tim, Gail, and Rebekah Rogers and family 9 pm, Gail’s mother went home to be with the Lord.  Of course, a lot of yall know that Gail is Tim’s wife, but for the rest of you; well, I just thought I needed to let you know.  All of us at SBC Today want to ask for your prayers for this wonderful […]

The Bible and Big Crowds

I heard a Pastor say that we should not teach and preach the Bible verse by verse, because the people will just not get it. That expository preaching is just for preachers; that only preachers would understand it. Thus, we should not preach and teach the Bible. But, instead, we should preach what we think  […]

A Movement Toward the Social Gospel?

Dr. Walter Rauschenbusch is the primary theologian of the Social Gospel.  Dr. Rauschenbusch was a Baptist theologian writing around the turn of the 20th Century.  He was castigated because of his opposition to World War I and after the war, he became more popular as a writing theologian.  The Social Gospel began as a result […]

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