Amid a bracing rendition of “Onward Christian Soldiers,” Russell Moore was inaugurated today as the chief political witness spokesman for America’s second largest religious body. He succeeds Richard Land as president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. Both men spoke today during a 2 hour service at Capitol Hill Baptist Church […]
It was twenty years ago that Dr. R Albert Mohler was named President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in the midst of an ongoing controversy within the Southern Baptist Convention. The Convention was in the midst of a conservative reformation, which in part focused on the often unbiblical and unorthodox views being taught in Southern Baptist seminaries.
By Mark Tooley (@MarkDTooley) A group of mostly Protestant and evangelical church leaders, representing churches with over 20 million members, are asking the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Council meeting this week to retain the current BSA stance on sexuality. The May 22-24 meeting will consider a proposal to prohibit “discrimination” based on “sexual orientation or […]
By Aaron Gaglia Last Thursday, Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta lifted the ban of women serving in direct combat roles. This ban will open up the opportunity for women to serve in higher risk roles traditionally reserved for men. In the wake of this announcement, prominent evangelical leader and President of the Southern Baptist Theological […]
Today we mourn with Colorado. With the terrible news about the movie theater shootings, Americans are faced once again with the tremendous questions regarding God, man, and evil. People ask lots of why’s on days like this. In light of such events, Christians instinctively realize they need the church. Pain, wickedness, and suffering give new […]
Andrew Walker April 12, 2012 According to Albert Mohler, American culture has accepted homosexuality. (Photo credit: Queerlandia) Two prominent Southern Baptists discussed the consequences of same-sex “marriage” at a biennial conference, warning that Christians will face increasing difficulties as the culture changes. R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, […]
The following article appeared on Front Page Magazine and was reposted with permission. Jim Wallis, CEO of Sojourners, was among several major Christian leaders that commented on 9/11. (Photo credit: The Guardian) Of course, the Religious Left commemorated the decade anniversary of 9-11 with the usual apologies for America and Christianity while carefully avoiding critique of the […]