Thursday, 17 July 2014 15:58

Apocalyptic sex: Lest we forget

Christian history suggests the Church just can’t resolve the flesh/spirit dilemma, past or present.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?

On the “ex-SBC”: The columnist responds to his many respondents related to his trilogy of articles on moderate Baptists. 

Joel Osteen is either the future of American evangelicalism or an illustration of its captivity to a form of religion more akin to American enterprise than Christian theology, says Bill Leonard.

Published in Theology
Friday, 14 March 2014 13:44

Millennials at hand

Those 18- to 33-year-olds present a challenge to churches, but they may be more religious than we — or they — think.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?

As seminaries and divinity schools expand online education, some educators think the move is reviving the tradition of the pastor-scholar by allowing students to remain in their ministry settings while learning their craft.

Published in Organizations

Scholars, educators and ministers say a process is needed through which Baptist congregations can consistently and uniformly transmit Christian identity and doctrine.

Published in Theology
Thursday, 02 January 2014 18:38

Numbering our days, applying our hearts

New Year’s ever reminds that life really is short.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?

Institutionally and organizationally, American Protestantism is in a state of permanent transition -- and the Southern Baptist Convention is no exception.

Published in 2010 Archives
Friday, 03 May 2013 00:00

OPINION: At home in the 17th century

Seventeenth century Baptists would have known exactly what was happening when two Rowan County, N.C., state legislators recently proposed a resolution declaring that the United States Constitution does not “prohibit states or their subsidiaries from making laws respecting an establishment of religion.”
Published in Other Opinions
Friday, 09 December 2011 00:00

OPINION: Always reforming

Ecclesia Semper Reformanda, so the saying goes -- “The church is always reforming.” Those words came to mind last week when I heard sociologist-prophet-iconoclast Tony Campolo preach at the New Baptist Covenant II meeting, that multiracial effort at affecting Baptist connectionalism.

Published in 2011 Archives
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