- Baptists and Religious Liberty -- "The Baptist message and the Roman Catholic message are the very antipodes of each other."
- Baptist state convention sued over rape at church camp -- "The lawsuit...claims the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma...breached its duty “to use reasonable care” to protect the teenager from an adult volunteer brought to Falls Creek [Youth Encampment]..."
- Dear Pastor: Apologetics Is a Standard Operating Feature of Gospel-Centered Ministry -- "There is, for Paul, an intrinsic and organic connection between sound doctrine (literally: “healthy doctrine”) and godly and sound living."
- Feeding the Poor -- "The poor are seldom, truly, pitied and quite often despised by those who have an abundance of this world’s goods."
- From the Benedict Option to the Baptist Option -- "Baptists formulated their views of salvation and the church in covenantal terms."
- How to Critique Sermons: A List of Diagnostic Questions -- "Was there something said or implied that is contrary to the teaching of Scripture?"
- Obama's Final Year: US Spent $36 Million in Records Lawsuits -- "An Associated Press analysis of new U.S. data finds the Obama administration in its final year spent a record $36.2 million on legal costs defending its refusal to turn over federal records under the Freedom of Information Act."
- Religious freedom clashes coming to a Sunday school class near you -- "So on the right sometimes as well you see this shrinking of religious liberty to where it really simply means special privilege for Christians."
- School Orders Boy to “Tolerate” Undressing with Girl and Make it “Natural” -- "the lawsuit clearly illustrates the radical sex and gender narrative being forced on every public school locker room in the nation."
- So I Quit Drinking -- "My parents had a complicated relationship with alcohol..."
- The Christian Doctrine of Religious Liberty, by Barrett Duke -- "...in many areas in the rest of the world, persecution for religious faith remains a serious and deadly problem for millions of people of faith, especially, but not limited to, Christians."
- The Separation of Church and State, Religious Freedom, and Baptists -- "On January 5, 1527, [Felix] Manz was sentenced to death, “because contrary to Christian order and custom he had become involved in Anabaptism”."
- The Sufficiency of Scripture & Practical Bible Doctrine -- "This is why many today will say, 'What is right for you is right for you. But what is right for me is right for me'."
- Thinking Biblically about Authority: An Interview with David Wells -- "What is striking about our situation today is that for so many people there is nothing out there that can legitimately validate any action or belief."
Friday, March 31, 2017
Baptists and Religious Liberty, and other links
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