Below is a resolution that I submitted to the Resolutions Committee for consideration at next week's annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). It is nearly identical to a resolution that was approved by the SBC at our annual meeting in Salt Lake City in 1998. As Southern Baptists have a history of passing…Read more Resolution on the Moral Character of Public Officials
Sign Up Here! Does one’s belief on the extent of the atonement affect their understanding of mission and the offer of the gospel? Can two Christians disagree on soteriology and partner in ministry? Does the order of salvation affect how one does evangelism? When it comes to the theological particulars of salvation, what is the…Read more SBC Panel Discussion on “Salvation and the Mission of God”
Although Calvinism and non-Calvinism have shared a home together in the SBC since her founding, in recent years this specific theological issue has been a particularly contentious one that has threatened to fracture our cooperative Great Commission relationships. In response to that, Dr. Frank Page, President & CEO of the Executive Committee of the SBC,…Read more SBC Calvinism Advisory Committee Report
At this year’s Southern Baptist Convention in Houston The Gospel Project is hosting a discussion panel on Christ-Centered Preaching and Teaching. Ed Stetzer will moderate the panel with Trevin Wax, Eric Hankins, and Jon Akin. We are working with several publishers to give each attendee free resources on Christ-Centered preaching and teaching. There will also be a free breakfast.…Read more Christ-Centered Preaching & Teaching Panel
Much to my surprise, I received an invitation recently to preach in chapel at Southern Seminary. What a great privilege to speak in that historic pulpit to what is an excellent student body. I preached on Luke 11 in a message entitled "What God Says Next" dealing with the missionary call.
When the invitation of Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President Bryant Wright came to serve on a task force dedicated to deliberating the possibility of changing the name of the SBC, I was thankful for the invitation and excited to serve with other men and women who care about the SBC. I was not sure what…Read more Anatomy of a Name Change