What Kind of a Convention is the Southern Baptist Convention? Thoughts on My First Annual Meeting

I have been a part of the Southern Baptist Convention for all of my life. But I don’t think I’ve ever known what it means to be Southern Baptist until this past week as I attended my first Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting. Seeing its representatives, all 10,000 of them, together in one place afforded…

Should All of Our (Southern Baptist Convention) Family Fights Go Public? Probably Not.

This past week Beth Moore tweeted the following: “Oh man, there’s bouta be a fight. I love this.”—Beth Moore. Someone jokingly responded and asked if she was watching the NBA Finals or taking a shot at the Southern Baptist Convention. I’m pretty sure Mrs. Moore was talking about the NBA game on television at that…

Articles by Jonathan Merrit and Ed Stetzer on Paige Patterson; The NFL and fining players who kneel; John Piper on unity

Here are some articles that we believe are worth a look. “Paige Patterson has resigned. Imagine if he were Tim Cook.” Jonathan Merrit compares the resignation of Patterson to the CEO of Apple. Ed Stetzer comments on the Patterson situation. “On the Removal of Paige Patterson and Next Steps for the SBC.” Should players kneel…