We have a very lively daughter (our son is on his way as well). She keeps us constantly on our toes mostly in good but in sometimes trying ways. As such we have and continue to think long and hard about issues of discipline. This of course inevitably leads to the spanking question. What we […]Read more "Spanking Is Not Biblical"
I like to think I don’t just believe things because I grew up with them. I like to think I am clear thinking and will follow facts to their conclusions, however uncomfortable. For any low church, evangelical Baptist like myself, diving into church history can be a jarring experience. As we wade back through the years […]Read more "Wait . . .What? Baptist Dispatches From Deep In Church History, Part 2"
Clarence Jordan was unusual. After earning a PhD in Greek from Southern Seminary in Louisville, he, his wife, and another couple left the academic world and at the height of Southern racial apartheid founded Koinonia Farm in southwest Georgia. The farm’s mission was to model a holistic community – a community dedicated to interracial fellowship, […]Read more "“Lazarus got what was left.”"