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A Selective Review and Critique of Whomever He Wills – Part 2B

David L. Allen Matthew Barrett and Thomas Nettles, eds. Whomever He Wills: a Surprising Display of Sovereign Mercy (Cape Coral, FL: Founders Press, 2012), 401 pgs. (Ed.’s note: Dr. Allen’s “Part 2” is approximately 8,000 words in length. SBCToday will therefore publish Part 2 in 2,000-word (approximate) increments. These shorter installments will be signified thusly: […]

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President’s Address

DR. RICHARD FULLER Known as the “Prince of Preachers,” Richard Fuller (1804-1876) was elected SBC president in 1859-60. He baptized such people as Annie Armstrong and Joshua Levering. During the Civil War, he assisted foreign missionaries separated from the SBC Foreign Mission Board in Richmond by the fighting. Born in Beaufort, South Carolina,  Fuller enrolled […]

A Commentary on Article Nine:
The Security of the Believer, of “A Statement of the Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan for Salvation”

By Johnathan Pritchett   Article 9: The Security of the Believer We affirm that when a person responds in faith to the Gospel, God promises to complete the process of salvation in the believer into eternity. This process begins with justification, whereby the sinner is immediately acquitted of all sin and granted peace with God; […]

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Southern Baptist Identity:
An Evangelical Denomination Faces the Future

David S. Dockery, Ed., Southern Baptist Identity: An Evangelical Denomination Faces the Future. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books 2009. Pp. 304. $19.99. Paperback. It has often been said that, thanks to the battles of the last generation in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) to return the convention to a commitment to biblical inerrancy, we can be […]

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Regarding Dr. Cox’s Post of July 27

SBCToday’s editorial team has conferred regarding a couple of sentences in Dr. Michael Cox’s post on July 27 titled “A Biblical Critique of Calvinism Part 2a: Old Testament Scriptures Teaching the Optional Nature of the Gospel Invitation.” While we agree that the analogy was intended by Dr. Cox to be illustrative of a significant point, […]