Southern Baptist Convention, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship facing shortfalls, asking questions about God’s future.

By Joe LaGuardia. ┬áThis article originally ran in the Rockdale Citizen (June 2, 2011). It has been a week since the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship met in its annual General Assembly in Tampa, Florida. ┬áThe Fellowship, which is made up mostly of moderate Baptists representing nearly 1800 churches and hundreds of organizations, met two weeks afterContinue reading “Southern Baptist Convention, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship facing shortfalls, asking questions about God’s future.”

Southern Baptist Great Commission Report calls for support, draws controversy

On April 10, I published a column in the Rockdale Citizen challenging Christians to consider that unity in the church is a necessary catalyst for reaching people for Christ. I mentioned that there are many issues dividing Christians that can distract us from preaching the Gospel. Not that these issues are small by any means.Continue reading “Southern Baptist Great Commission Report calls for support, draws controversy”