The SBC annual meeting is important for sustaining our Great Commission effort—important enough to merit reimagining and reinventing before we’re left grieving its demise.
At his “Conventional Thinking” blog, R. Albert Mohler Jr. offers eight points of reflection regarding the 2012 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting that took place this week in New Orleans. In the article, “Leaving Louisiana in the Broad Daylight – The 2012 Southern Baptist Convention,” Mohler comments on the importance of leadership, doctrine and the SBC’s name and mission, as well as the election of Fred Luter as the convention’s first African-American president.
Recently, a group of pastors, professors, and other leaders posted “A Statement of the Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation” at www.sbctoday.com. Signing their own names to the statement, the authors encourage other Southern Baptists to read and also sign. The statement aims to “reflect the beliefs of the majority of Southern Baptists, who are not Calvinists” … Read More