Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) General Assembly reveals larger, post-denominational trends (Part 1)

This past week I spent some time in Charolotte, NC, attending the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly–the annual meeting of a denominational “fellowship” made up of some 1,900 churches.  It is truly a blessing to be amongst fellow brothers and sisters who share a common identity and values, to meet with friends old and new,Continue reading “Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) General Assembly reveals larger, post-denominational trends (Part 1)”

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”