The death of revivalism in Baptist life? (Part 1)

Revivalism as a movement is on the verge of death.  So argue Baptist historians Bill Leonard and Loyd Allen in a recent issue of “Baptist History and Heritage,” as reported in the Associate Baptist Press. Revivalism, which inspired growth in Protestant denominations throughout America, may not be dead yet; but, in the words of LoydContinue reading “The death of revivalism in Baptist life? (Part 1)”

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”