CRT and intersectionality: just analytical tools? (Caleb Yarbrough)

In this article from the Arkansas Baptist, Caleb Yarbrough explains at length how, “The chief consequence of critical race theory and intersectionality, according to Mohler, is identity politics, which he argued is fundamentally ‘antithetical to the gospel of Jesus Christ.’”

A Critical Analysis of Resolution 9 (Tom Nettles)

In this three part series, Tom Nettles addresses the controversial Resolution 9 of the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention in Birmingham, Alabama. An Anti-Racist Intention An Analogy to Critical Theory The Leaven of CRT and Intersectionality

Identity Politics, Localism, and the SBC

I love the word “community,” but I hate to see it bastardized into such phrases as “the ________ community” (fill in the blank: white, black, gay, female, non-binary, Christian, minority, etc.). Whenever you put a modifier in front of “community” to define it as a demographic, you have actually changed the meaning of the term.Continue reading “Identity Politics, Localism, and the SBC”

The Evergreen State College – PART THREE: The Hunted Individual

WARNING: The following film is from a non-SBC, non-Christian source and contains obscene language and disturbing scenes, but is provided here as an important piece of the social justice and Critical Theory/Critical Race Theory discussion. __________ According to the video description, this is, “The third and final chapter of a series of short films aboutContinue reading “The Evergreen State College – PART THREE: The Hunted Individual”

The Evergreen State College – PART TWO: Teaching to Transgress

WARNING: The following film is from a non-SBC, non-Christian source and contains obscene language and disturbing scenes, but is provided here as an important piece of the social justice and Critical Theory/Critical Race Theory discussion. __________ According to the video description, this is, “Part two of a three-part series of short films about Bret WeinsteinContinue reading “The Evergreen State College – PART TWO: Teaching to Transgress”

The Evergreen State College – PART ONE: Bret Weinstein, Heather Heying & the Evergreen Equity Council

WARNING: The following film is from a non-SBC, non-Christian source and contains obscene language and disturbing scenes, but is provided here as an important piece of the social justice and Critical Theory/Critical Race Theory discussion. __________ According to the video description, this is, “Part one of a three-part series of short films about Bret WeinsteinContinue reading “The Evergreen State College – PART ONE: Bret Weinstein, Heather Heying & the Evergreen Equity Council”

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)”

‘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)”

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”