God in the fire

,

I am on my way back home to Cape Coral, Florida, after the Founders Conference in Owasso, Oklahoma. But I simply must tell this story and can’t wait until I get back on Monday. On Thursday afternoon, around 4 PM Central time, we received a phone call from my friend and brother, Don Reisinger. He…

 

2007 Founders Conference

,

“God’s Truth Abideth Still: Confronting Postmodernism,” is the theme of this year’s Founders Conference meeting at Bethel Baptist Church in Owasso, Oklahoma. We have heard some wonderful preaching as well as two excellent presentations on the theme by David Wells. Tonight he spoke on “Preaching the Cross in the Modern World.” It is far and…



Amazing Grace Over Florida–new blog

,

A new blog has been set up to track the Florida Baptist Truth Project (“Amazing Grace over Florida”) for the next several weeks. It launches today with a call for prayer and fasting. Read more about it and join the conversation here. Updates will be given there periodically on the progress of of this effort….



Florida Baptist Truth Project: Send Amazing Grace to Florida Baptist Pastors

,

As I reported last week, Dr. John Sullivan, Executive Director of the Florida Baptist Convention, recently mailed out Dr. Jerry Vines’ sermons entitled, “Baptist Battles,” to every Southern Baptist pastor in Florida. Included in that series is an error-filled message entitled, “A Baptist and His Election: Calvinism.” Many pastors and other concerned Baptists have contacted…



SBC-SA Wrap up: the good, the bad, and the confusing

,

The Southern Baptist Convention has much within it to commend, much to lament and somethings that are just plain confusing. The recent meeting in San Antonio confirmed this assessment in various ways. The GoodThe spirit at the convention was less rancorous than some expected and was helpfully free from much of the bravado that has…



SBC-SA #6-Radio interview with Mike Corley

,

Tomorrow, Thursday, June 14, I am scheduled to be on Mike Corley’s radio show for an interview about the failure of my resolution to make it to the floor of the convention and the upcoming conference on Southern Baptists and Calvinism. Mike is a great host and it should be an interesting broadcast. The program…

 

SBC-SA #4-Radio interview with Calling for Truth

,

Yesterday I was interviewed by Kevin Boling and Paul Dean on their radio program, Calling for Truth. We discussed the SBC meeting, my resolution on integrity in church membership, and the announcement of the conference on Southern Baptists and Calvinism. You can listen to the broadcast here.



SBC-SA #3

,

The Founders Breakfast was wonderful this morning. Voddie Baucham did a great job preaching from Revelation 3 on “Southern Baptists at Sardis.” EDIT: Andrew Lindsey (not Nathan White, as I originally and erroneously indicated) has written a good report on the message. We will the audio file available as soon as possible. There were some…