Finding Fault Lines in the Southern Baptist Convention: The Battle for the Bible and the Insignificance of Inerrancy

God blessed the Southern Baptist Convention with victory in a battle for the Bible during the Conservative Resurgence. But theological giants from that era now warn of a looming threat outside of the concern for defending the doctrine of the inerrancy of Scripture. Two of the most prominent figures in the SBC and leaders duringContinue reading “Finding Fault Lines in the Southern Baptist Convention: The Battle for the Bible and the Insignificance of Inerrancy”

Religious Liberty And ‘White Nationalism’ (Rod Dreher)

In this article, non-SBC author Rod Dreher discusses concerns with some of the views of “ordained Southern Baptist pastor” and former President of The King’s College in New York City, Gregory Thornbury, who recently said in Rolling Stone, “In Trump’s America,  ‘religious liberty’ is code for protection of white, Western cultural heritage.”

“All Lives Matter” – The Absolute Worst Whataboutism in the Social Justice Conversation

In his spoken word piece, 20 Years, Christian artist Propaganda movingly paints a picture of a wife (who represents the African American community) in an abusive relationship with her husband (who represents the United States of America). Prop’s piece helpfully highlights the problematic nature of eagerly affirming “All Lives Matter” as a response to theContinue reading ““All Lives Matter” – The Absolute Worst Whataboutism in the Social Justice Conversation”

Engaging Critical Theory & The Social Justice Movement (Neil Shenvi & Pat Sawyer)

Ratio Christi published this new booklet from Neil Shenvi and Pat Sawyer on Critical Theory and the Social Justice Movement, noting, “If Christians want to engage people with the message of the gospel, we need to understand the ideas and worldviews our culture is embracing and show where they are inadequate, so that we canContinue reading “Engaging Critical Theory & The Social Justice Movement (Neil Shenvi & Pat Sawyer)”

Don’t Preach from the Twitter Lectionary: On Pastoral Ministry and Social Issues

How many tweets have followed something like this formula? Pastor, if you don’t address _____________ [latest social media justice conversation] on Sunday, you have compromised the gospel. I get the motivation. We want to make sure our ministry connects to real world issues. We confess that Christ’s lordship is universal, that he will ultimately redeemContinue reading “Don’t Preach from the Twitter Lectionary: On Pastoral Ministry and Social Issues”

‘For he is our peace’: The centrality of the gospel of Christ in racial reconciliation (Matt Hall)

In this article, Matt Hall writes, “let’s be very clear: Christian witness must reject CRT and the ideological foundations that shape it, along with the proposals it offers for change. In the big picture, it seems to me that CRT assumes a basic materialism, ignoring spiritual realities and, in particular, the truth that human beingsContinue reading “‘For he is our peace’: The centrality of the gospel of Christ in racial reconciliation (Matt Hall)”

There Is No Peace (Tom Ascol on the Problem of Karen Swallow Prior’s Endorsement of the Revoice Conference)

Tom Ascol of Founders Ministries on the problem Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has created for the SBC by hiring Karen Swallow Prior

Coffee and Cream Podcast Episode 29: Is Critical Theory A Threat? with Neil Shenvi and Matt Warner (Neil Shenvi)

In this podcast episode, the hosts focus on, “Ideas like: intersectionality, whiteness, and privilege, among others. All of these ideas have their roots in something called Critical Theory. Today, we talk with Neil Shenvi and Matt Warner, who discuss whether Critical Theory is a threat or is something that can be edifying for Christians toContinue reading “Coffee and Cream Podcast Episode 29: Is Critical Theory A Threat? with Neil Shenvi and Matt Warner (Neil Shenvi)”

The Spirit of Conservatism

The Conservative Resurgence (CR) of the Southern Baptist Convention, an organized movement among grassroots churches to reclaim their institutions from a liberal drift, left us with a convention that is conservative in theology. The revisions to The Baptist Faith and Message from 1998 and 2000 testify to that reality. But conservatism is about more than theology.Continue reading “The Spirit of Conservatism”

Founders Ministries Releases New Trailer

Founders Ministries has released a new trailer in preparation for their forthcoming By What Standard? “cinedoc.” You can find it here.