The revolt against racial reconciliation efforts in the Southern Baptist Convention is rapidly metastasizing. The SBC is at war with itself, and the best way to know who is winning is to observe recent public statements by Albert Mohler.
Evangelicals such as Mohler claim to be pro-life and shape their politics to support candidates who likewise claim to be pro-life and who will help stack the federal judiciary with pro-life judges. Their position is hypocritical, because they are not pro-life. They are pro-birth.
The president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary said on his daily podcast that except for their success as a common political front, those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning or queer really don’t have much in common – until it comes to the Bible.
News reports that a pastoral candidate for a Southern Baptist church in Kentucky is accused of misusing his authority to sexually abuse two teenagers 17 years ago prompted a review of his doctoral dissertation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin refused to concede defeat after trailing his Democratic challenger by 5,000 votes in an election widely viewed as a barometer for the 2020 presidential race.
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Albert Mohler tweeted Thursday afternoon that he is willing to be nominated next June as president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
I wanted to view a display that chronicled the founding, theological drift, depths of heresy and resurgence of the seminary as interpreted by the current administration. Apparently, I figured prominently in the tableau as exemplar of the HEResy that required my dismissal.
My advice for living faithfully in these troubled times: Listen carefully to others, speak the truth in love and then . . . well, leave the rest to God.
A lineup of speakers for the 2020 Together for the Gospel conference announced Sept. 3 excludes a number of familiar faces from past gatherings, suggesting possible rifts in the Neo-Calvinist preaching club sometimes called the young, restless and Reformed.