Gospel Coalition Blog: The PTSD Advice From David Barton And Kenneth Copeland Is Gospel-Destroying And Demonic

Wake a sleeping giant and he gets mad.Communications Director of the Southern Baptist Convention Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and editor of the Gospel Coalition blog, Joe Carter, has some strong words for David Barton and Kenneth Copeland. Specifically the issue is Barton's and Copeland's advice to those who suffer from combat related post-traumatic stress disorder. See yesterday's post on the subject.In a post on the Gospel Coalition website, Carter blasts Barton and … [Read more...]

Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the Barton-Starbucks Fuss

Columnist Bud Kennedy serves up some thoughts on the controversy brewing between David Barton and Starbucks. Turns out Bud doesn't find much happening in the greater evangelical world, at least if the Southern Baptists are any guide.At the annual Southern Baptist Convention meeting this week in Houston, the manager of the convention center Starbucks said lines have stayed long.As Kennedy points out, Baptists’ Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission president Russell Moore has discouraged bo … [Read more...]

Why is there no coverage at the Christian Post about Richard Land’s troubles?

UPDATE: Christianity Today, Religion Dispatches, and Christian Century (via Religion News Service) have stories on the SBC investigation. Nothing so far from CP.Richard Land has been in the news a lot lately and not for reasons one would want to be in the news.Land apologized for remarks made about the Trayvon Martin case on his radio show and then Monday apologized for his statements and for using content from a Washington Times article without verbal attribution. Wednesday, the SBC s … [Read more...]


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