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Qualify Your Biblical or, Chris Tilling Says “No More” to Unspecified Meaning

In my tribe, biblical nearly always refers to a way of reading and interpreting the Bible as the correct way, the Christian way. Ferreting out potential heterodoxy or slippery slopes that lead to heresy rest on the often indeterminate unbiblical, the un-Christian way. He or she who follows … Continue reading

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Jonathan Merritt Outs Sanctimony or, When the Internet Should Go Dark

I met Jonathan Merritt last month. We had exchanged emails over a subject of common interest, the lack of SBC Leadership speaking to the brouhaha over at the ERLC. I have since read his book, A Faith of Our Own. There was little doubt the personal experiences shared … Continue reading

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Guest Post Over at SBC Voices

Dave Miller left for Taiwan. Jeff Musgrave is now Deputy in Charge at SBC Voices. I offered my series Ruled Out of Order as guests posts to help fill the gap left by Dave “Stephen King of Voices” Miller. Dave contributes with solid regularity. His absence may, … 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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