Top newsmakers, personal and public, of 2010

Today I think it is appropriate to offer my best-of-religious-newsmakers of 2010.  We start with 10 and work our way down. 10.  This past summer, the Southern Baptist Convention and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship general assemblies revealed that we truly live in a post-denominational era. In the midst of declining church attendance, both organizations formedContinue reading “Top newsmakers, personal and public, of 2010”

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)”