Archives for July 8, 2012

Why can’t Southern Baptists just get along?

I'm not a Southern Baptist and never have been one. But you can't be a Baptist in North America and especially in the South and not feel the tension emanating from that denomination. Even non-Baptists feel it. The "Baptist wars" (almost exclusively a reference to the thirty plus years battles among SBCers) get reported on even in the secular press.I've been an observer of the Baptist wars for years. For the past thirteen years most of my students and many of my colleagues grew up SBC. As … [Read more...]