The prohibition exposes the desire. Now that you have wandered over to follow Alabama Baptist on Twitter, inspired by my prohibition, let me suggest that any publication that could exercise good judgment when printing any piece it receives and does not, does not deserve a single Twitter follower. Or any follower for that matter.
After a long, frustrating courtship with the GOP, Richard Land, then President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention declared, ”The go-along, get-along strategy is dead. ‘No more engagement. We [conservative Christians] want a wedding ring, we want a ceremony, we want a consummation of the marriage.” That was 1998.
Many perceive from both real stories and caricatures that Southern Baptists do not play well with others. And by others I mean those who do not belong to their tribe, those not affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. Read More