BREAKING: The 2020 SBC Annual Meeting Has Been Canceled

This article explains how, “In light of the COVID-19 global pandemic which we believe constitutes a grave emergency, it is in the best interest of the SBC to cancel the Annual Meeting—for the first time in 75 years—out of a deep concern for the health and safety of messengers and attendees.”

The Current Drift of the Evangelical World in North America (Mark Coppenger)

On this episode of The Sword and the Trowel, “Dr. Coppenger shares his insight as an elder statesman into the the current state of the Evangelical world in North America.”

Women Preachers in the Southern Baptist Convention: Egalitarian Thought (Part 3)

Egalitarians base their argument for indifference with respect to gender in society, the home, and the pulpit on the idea that men and women are created equally. This post series has argued that when it comes to creation order and its implication for ‘gender roles’ in the church, Southern Baptists do not all differ fromContinue reading “Women Preachers in the Southern Baptist Convention: Egalitarian Thought (Part 3)”

In Case You Missed It: “Letter from the ERLC Executive Committee” and “ERLC, EC trustee officers respond to task force announcement”

In case you missed it, here is an open letter from the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission Board of Trustees to the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, and here is a Baptist Press article that includes the EC’s response.

Is the BFM 2000 View of Women in Ministry an Innovation? (Tom Nettles)

In this article, Tom Nettles responds to a post wherein, “Oklahoma Baptist Pastor Wade Burleson has attacked (again) the idea the Bible prohibits women from holding the New Testament position of pastor-bishop- elder.”

Women Preachers in the Southern Baptist Convention: We Should Be Worried (Part 1)

There’s a common misconception going around in some circles that anyone who professes Christ yet believes women can be called to the pastorate or preach to men cannot be a true Christian. This is demonstrably untrue. When people believe that women can be preachers called by God it doesn’t necessarily mean those people aren’t Christian,Continue reading “Women Preachers in the Southern Baptist Convention: We Should Be Worried (Part 1)”

BREAKING: “Pastors’ Conference meeting space contingent on program changes”

This Baptist Press article contains the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee’s recommendation to the 2020 Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference and states, “The Executive Committee also requested that its staff develop written guidelines for future use of the meeting spaces at the SBC Annual Meeting; the Executive Committee anticipates reviewing those guidelines during its September 2020Continue reading “BREAKING: “Pastors’ Conference meeting space contingent on program changes””

B21 Podcast Featuring Dr. Al Mohler

Baptist21 interviews R. Albert Mohler, Jr. on: The current state of the Southern Baptist Convention Dr. Mohler’s candidacy for SBC President The newly announced Conservative Baptist Network Critical Race Theory and more.