Getting back to Christian Basics

By Joe LaGuardia There has been much discussion over a recent study from the Pew Research Center.  It reveals a rise of people of no faith (“the unaffiliated”) and the demise of Christianity in our nation. The percentage of “unaffiliated” people rose from 16% to over 23% in the last seven years, while the percentage of Christians has steadilyContinue reading “Getting back to Christian Basics”

What’s in a name? Southern Baptists and Baptist identity

A conflict in my church’s recent history concerned a rumor that made its way through the congregation.  Some were under the belief that the staff was planning on dropping the “Baptist” in Trinity Baptist Church. Not sure how the rumor got started, especially since staff then (and now) are more Baptist than many folks inContinue reading “What’s in a name? Southern Baptists and Baptist identity”