Let me lead off this post by saying that in my involvement with the SBC, I’ve seen some of God’s great servants doing great service to our Great God under the SBC banner. It is easy to look at the problems and despair – I’ve been at that precipice – and become one of those […]
This post comes from an IMB worker whose is based in an area that requires security and prevents him from using his real name in public, especially on a blog such as this. A quick review seems necessary for late arrivers to the party. – The IMB has been running on an annual deficit for […]
A couple of people have said, “Why is this the first we are hearing about this?” There is one answer. Because you didn’t listen to David Platt’s wonderful, home run, blisteringly passionate, (yes) radical statement at the SBC in Columbus. The fact that the SBC is deficit spending was his OPENING POINT. He led off […]
Here is an addendum to the previous post. I don’t know who the “Editor” is – I guess it is IMB personnel. Editor’s note: International Mission Board leaders have outlined a plan to address IMB’s revenue shortfalls and complete a reset of the organization in order to move forward into the future with innovative vision, […]
(This is the full text from the press release that has just come out from the IMB – thought you might be interested. More information is coming. This appears to be BIG.) Summary: IMB leaders outline plan for innovative vision, wise stewardship and high accountability. By IMB staff RICHMOND, Va.—International Mission Board leaders have outlined […]
It has been a difficult year for fans of the TLC’s celebrity Duggar family. The show “19 Kids and Counting” reaches a lot of constituencies. Quiverfull fecundity fans, conservative Evangelicals, Arkansans, debt-avoiding coupon-clippers, and hash-brown casserole fans all alike can find something entertaining in the show. Alongside all of these, the show also has a […]
What is your reasoning for leaving one church for another or for starting a new church? Church planter, are you more like Martin Luther or Joseph Smith?
I have been assured by people who know that the Ashley Madison data dump may well be an EF5 tornado blowing through Christian churches and denominations, including my beloved SBC. In the last few days, I’ve been told things that turn my stomach. In the last few hours, I’ve heard things that make my heart […]