Tag: Southern Baptist Convention

What would it take to start a new national convention?

What would it take to start a new national convention? What we need: A statement of faith narrow enough to lay down primary doctrines but broad enough to allow for secondary graces. A lock-tight, voluntary giving mechanism by which churches can pool their resources to fund missionaries, train the next generation of leaders, plant new churches, and strengthen existing churches.…

Four Questions for Evaluating Kingdom Partnerships

Because the Great Commission is the responsibility of the local church, and because God expects each Christian to leverage his or her resources most effectively toward its fulfillment, churches must constantly evaluate kingdom partnerships. Whether this partnership is with a local Baptist association, a state convention, a national agency, an individual missionary, community benevolence programs, or any number of other…

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