Alan Cross

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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The Scary Other, Or If You Are Not For Me You Are Against Me

Yesterday, Alan commented on my recent post on “Risking the Ethics of Critique.” He did not understand why someone of John Piper’s stature would feel┬áthe need to engage Alan Hirsch and Michael Frost so negatively after reading only a paragraph of a referenced book. Maybe, he … Continue reading

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Groeschel’s Advice to the UMC er uh SBC

I read the report of the GCRTF of the SBC last night. I could not help but think Craig Groeschel typed the wrong letters when he began a series of suggestions for the UMC. It may well have been we should have invited Craig to speak to the … Continue reading

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