Denominational Commentary

America Changed Christianity or, Do Not Follow Alabama Baptist on Twitter

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 … Continue reading

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In the SBC Is There Nothing New Under the Sun?

What a contrast between the vision cast on the platform of the SBC Annual meeting and the upcoming Symposium at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. If Ronnie Floyd worked hard to present the ethnic diversity within the Southern Baptist Convention, President Allen’s line up of speakers takes us
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The Great Divorce: The Church and the GOP

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 Continue reading

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From Isolation to Relationship, An Interview with Dave Miller

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.… Continue reading

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The Yellow Shirts, The Baptists, Showed Up

Love shows up. Even when sometimes we do not communicate with our words as well as we like, our actions, as they say, “speak louder than words.” Yes, it is a double-edged sword.… Continue reading

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