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The Real Question of the Social Justice Movement

One of the main dividing lines in modern evangelicalism is between the proponents and the opponents of the social justice movement. Unfortunately, the differences between these two groups can sometimes become a source of contention, as it did at the 2018 annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). 615 more words

New Testament

Is God Done with the SBC?

There’s a fresh wind blowing through the Southern Baptist Convention today. Can you feel it? It’s a little unnerving, I admit. With several major SBC entities searching for their next leader and with more retirements and moves on the horizon, there is an uneasiness about our fellowship, I know. 827 more words

Life

In White Evangelical Attitudes Toward Politics, Echoes of the Civil Rights Era

During the 1950s some Southern Baptist leaders worried that the “race problem” had the potential to split the Southern Baptist Convention. They worked very hard to make sure that didn’t happen. 863 more words

History

What must we report: The church and its crucial #MeToo moment

It happens every day. Women and children, and sometimes men, are victims of physical, sexual, mental, and other types of abuse. Many are too afraid or embarrassed to seek help. 1,476 more words

Heartland

Jehovah's Great Kingdom

The notice came to pick up my next Uber rider at the local Hilton.  I pulled into the circular drive and two young guys got in the car.   755 more words

The Storm-Tossed Family | Book Review

After a years-long journey from foster care to adoption, my wife, son and I welcomed our two girls into their forever family on Friday, December 9, 2016. 849 more words

Book Reviews

Sowing the Seed

The sower went out to do his job. Some seed fell on fallow ground and some fell on hard ground. It was not up to the sower to determine what grows and what does not.   377 more words