Tag Archives: Moderates

Ends & Means: When Baptists Abandon Their Principles

In the aftermath of my recent post, “Female Pastors & Graceless Responses in Mayberry,” where I wrote about the recent kerfuffle surrounding the disfellowshipping of Flat Rocks Baptist Church from their local Baptist Association in Mt. Airy, NC (“Mayberry”), someone … Continue reading

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Southern Baptists, Immigration & Ducks

“If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and looks like a duck,¬†it must be a duck.” Despite their best efforts, the Southern Baptist Convention’s Resolutions Committee cannot convince some Southern Baptists (including this one) that their¬†Immigration Resolution … Continue reading

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The SBC & a Collapsing Big Tent Philosophy

Advocates of a big tent believe that people with a broad variety of political approaches and viewpoints can unite within a single party to advance shared core issues, even if they disagree in other areas. This way the party can … Continue reading

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