Month: June 2012

Ruled Out of Order or, A Pusillanimous SBC Part 2

Southern Baptists pride themselves as literalists. The tendency is to employ a rabid love for the meaning of words until it does not suit the purpose. Southern Baptists are then rigid pragmatists. In both instances stridency becomes virtuous, even in the face of withering contradictions. Most people face this … Continue reading

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Friday Photo – Greats All Around

Greatness comes in different shapes and sizes. Great-grandparents and Great-grandchildren are two. We took a number of family pics before we left Edgewater Beach Resort on Lake Taneycomo. Most of the family shots did not turn out so well. Out of the dozen adults in the crew we own … Continue reading

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New York City, New Orleans, Colorado Springs?

Where is Pat Robertson? If only Jerry Falwell could speak from beyond the grave. And, any peeps out of Piper? For a few days now I have wanted to see what others thought about the absence of sin in Colorado Springs, CO. No, seriously.

After 9/11 certain Christians quickly … Continue reading

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Ruled Out of Order or, A Pusillanimous SBC Part 1

We Southern Baptists really do prefer our words over our deeds. Alan Cross submitted a resolution to the Southern Baptist Convention on Holistic Ministry and Community Involvement. His third resolved read as follows,

RESOLVED, That we encourage every local church to engage the needs of their community with

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Monday Comedic Relief – Jacob Williams

My mind is awash in reflections from the recent Southern Baptist Convention Annual meeting in New Orleans. I am looking at a series titled, Ruled Out of Order. I aim to take several posts and reflect on how I interpret the inaction of the SBC on the Richard … Continue reading

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