I love the Southern Baptist Convention. I do. For all of her pathologies and well-deserved criticisms she remains a body of churches unflinchingly and unapologetically committed to spiritual rebirth in Christ. It was in an SBC church where I heard the saving grace of Christ preached again and again as a boy, where despite my […]Read more "Southern or Baptist? The SBC and the Future"
It’s time to wrap up this subject. I’m tired of writing about it and you are tired of reading about it. But before we move on, I want to spend a moment reflecting on what I appreciate about the modern day iteration of the ancient Western Church, i.e. Roman Catholicism. I thought it only appropriate […]Read more "Repost of “Roman Catholicism – An Appreciation” by Michael Spencer"
This is Part 5 of this series. I’ve been looking at church history and exploring the reasons I am a Baptist despite the fact there were no Baptists prior to the early 17th Century. Here is Part 1. Issue 5: If evangelical Protestantism is true, how could an illiterate peasant in rural, 8th Century France […]Read more "Wait . . . What? Baptist Dispatches From Church History, Part 5"