Posts tagged "southern baptists"

Penetrating the Lostness!

Baptist leaders are worried. Baptism, a "ritual immersion" that, according to some, makes one saved -- and Baptist -- is in decline. On Monday the Southern Baptist Convention's medieval-sounding Great Commission Resurgence Task Force unveiled a plan titled "Penetrating the Lostness" that they hope will encourage members to increase tithing from...

Genuinely Innovative, Assuredly Radical

30 June 2005 Southern Baptist Big Ponders the Young and the Sexless By Jeff Sharlet R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Seminary, takes on my recent Rolling Stone story on virgins in a lengthy rumination for Crosswalk.com, available at The Christian Post. Mohler, declared by Time the “reigning intellectual of the evangelical movement in the U.S.,” challenges my argument...

Daily Links 20 January 2005

Talking Heads Live Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, and Rev. Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourners and author of God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It, talk with NPR’s Terry Gross right now onFresh Air. Listen. Reclaiming the Swastika British Hindus hope to reclaim the swastika — a good...