Racial Reconciliation: Why Most Whites Just Don’t Get it (Ken Hamrick)

There’s something insincere about any repentant admission that says, “Yes, I’m guilty—and so are you.” I do not admit to being a racist, and neither do I think most Americans—white or otherwise—are. Many are racists, but most—or even, all? Contrary to the popular Evangelical party line these days, that cannot be established. It is not […]

Stop being so weird (Tony Jones)

Tony Jones is pastor at the First Baptist Church of Rich Hill, MO. He blogs at http://thespiritualwoodshed.com/. I attended a conference a few months ago and one of the speakers said, “We need to quit being so weird.”  The remark, to be fair, sounded like a throw away line, but there was a glint of […]

Top 2014 SBC News Stories – Part 2 (by William Thornton)

William Thornton is the SBC Plodder – this is the second in a series of posts that will go up fairly rapid-fire. That’s because I got busy today and didn’t set them to post when I should have.  Part 1 is here. While you were reading the latest on Hobby Lobby, the Affordable Care Act, and […]

Exodus: Gods and Kings – A Review, by Dale Pugh

Dale Pugh graciously took a break from celebrating last night’s Heisman Award to write a review of the recently released “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” Thank you, Dale.”  Let me get this out of the way right up front:  Ridley Scott messes with Moses’ story in Exodus: Gods and Kings (EGK).  It seems almost inevitable that […]