A new book by communications professor Carl Kell tells the story of the 1980s SBC “holy war” through the eyes of sons and daughters of moderates disenfranchised by the fray.

Published in History

The author of a book examining why the most egregious racial injustice in American history found root in the heart of the Bible Belt says the SBC should stop pretending the denomination was organized due to pure missionary zeal.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 14:02

OPINION: Surviving ‘the seasoning’

It took personal sacrifice to plant Baptists on North American soil. Initially there were few takers.

Published in Herald/Mid-Atlantic

A complex man, the towering 19th-century Baptist leader was an “extroverted controversialist” and “Introverted unifier.”

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 06 November 2014 08:56

Journal explores Baptist beginnings in Virginia

The latest issue looks at the “Virginia Mission” undertaken by English Baptists in the 18th century.

Published in Herald/Mid-Atlantic

The historic Baptist church is hoping to capitalize on a portion of its downtown property across the street from Nashville’s massive new convention center complex.

Published in Congregations

Pastors say it's important that churches which have dropped “Baptist” from their names remain transparent about Baptist affiliations on web sites and literature.

Published in Congregations

But religious conservatives who fear they are being reduced to minority status in American society should embrace the development as a return to prophetic witness, says one scholar.

Published in Culture
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 14:15

Historic Baptist church sold to fraternity

A historic Baptist church building in upstate New York will be repurposed as a fraternity house.

Published in Congregations

In Contesting Catholicity, Curtis Freeman urges Baptists to move beyond the fragmentation and sectarianism that has characterized so much of the past toward “the unity for which the Lord Jesus prayed and which the church must seek.”

Published in Theology
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