2011 NIV vs. SBC: The battle over the bestselling Bible translation

During the 2011 Southern Baptist Convention meeting in Phoenix held several weeks ago, messengers passed a resolution that “respectfully requested” Lifeway not to carry or sell the newly revised New International Version (2011). A Baptist Press article reports: “The resolution came to the floor when Indiana pastor Tim Overton persuaded messengers to address the 2011Continue reading “2011 NIV vs. SBC: The battle over the bestselling Bible translation”

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has the power to engage God’s future with unfettered forgiveness

Last Friday in Tampa, tucked away in one of the small meeting rooms of the Marriott Waterside hotel, twenty Baptists gathered to worship with the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America.  This was one of the many breakout meetings of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly, which attracted over 1600 registrants over a four-day period.Continue reading “Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has the power to engage God’s future with unfettered forgiveness”