Tag Archives: Autonomy of the Local Church

Female Pastors & Graceless Responses in Mayberry

After spending Thursday night in the cool-weather environs of Ruidoso, NM, nestled in the Sacramento Mountains, the heat of Alamogordo has perhaps got me in a contrary mood.  With limited time on the internet, I’m just now catching up on … Continue reading

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Sign or Else: Creeds, Confessions, & Church

“We (Southern Baptists) are not a creedal people and we are not a denomination.”   As a teenager growing up at First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Florida, I was often reminded of this Baptist history by Dr. Fitzgerald, one of our church’s … Continue reading

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