In November 2007, The Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist convention commissioned LifeWay Research to develop a strategy to attract young leaders to the upcoming Southern Baptist Convention Annual meeting.
Dr. Albert Mohler will undergo surgery to remove a tumor and withdraw as SBC Presidential contender.
Pastor Les Puryear has posted a text interview with Dr. Mohler. He asks some great questions including one about Mohler’s nomination for SBC president. They also discuss several of the biggest Southern Baptist Convention issues.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day – here are the 31 Southern Baptist Convention Resolutions on Racism (Race Relations) from the SBC Annual Meetings ON THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DRED SCOTT DECISION 2007 RESOLUTION ON THE ARSON OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHURCHES 1996 RESOLUTION ON AFRICAN-AMERICAN THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION 1995 RESOLUTION ON RACIAL RECONCILIATION ON […]
A resurgence of church discipline is making the news today as the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has written an article on church discipline, excommunication and the ban. They cite several cases from Baptist churches and even quote Southern Seminary professor Greg Wills. Here is what Southern Baptist bloggers and others are saying about the news. […]
When unconditional and denominational elections collide from 5SOLAS I plan on being in Indianapolis and it is my prayer that God will show His grace upon a denomination that does not deserve it. It is my prayer that He will bless us with a zeal for His glory and for a love for one another […]
The Calvinist Resurgence in the Southern Baptist Convention is drawing national media attention, I’m sure it won’t be the last time. Christianity today has written a length article that deals with Calvinism in the SBC. They quote a pastor from the Arbuckle Baptist Association and several denominational leaders. Read the whole story for yourself – […]
I’m still experimenting with the Baptist Buzz Backlog and what format would best highlight the posts. Today, I give you Baptist Bloggers in their own words. The advice I receive generally falls into two categories: give up and let the para-church ministries reach these kids or throw money at them doing fun things with lots […]
Getting into politics is like inviting the whole world to clean your closet, or at least rummage around a bit. For better or worse, this holds true for Southern Baptist politics. In January they announced R. Albert Mohler Jr. would be nominated for Southern Baptist Convention President at the Annual Southern Baptist Meeting this June […]
Here are some of the best Southern Baptist blog posts form the last week. Every day I scan my all known SBC Voices and link to the best posts, typically 3-5 per day. I hope to turn this into a weekly feature for SBC Voices each Friday, so be sure to get our RSS feed […]
So, what makes a blog post worthy of making my Baptist Buzz links? This whole project is still in the early stages; the official blog launch is still several weeks away. I’m still working out an exact formula, but here are my general principles. Has it generated comments? An easy way to measure a posts […]
Dr. Paige Patterson’s small book on the Conservative Resurgence is now online at BaptistTheology.org. It is a free PDF download: Anatomy of a Reformation Public images and portrayals notwithstanding, most conservatives do not enjoy controversy. Like everyone else, they wish to be loved and appreciated by everyone. But our understanding of the history of the […]