A Word about Conflict in Church

How might you handle a minor disagreement with someone if you knew it would be remembered and talked about two thousand years later? As Paul closed out the letter to the Church at Philippi, a church that we could argue was as healthy and effective as any we find in the New Testament, he mentioned … Continue reading A Word about Conflict in Church

A Few Thoughts about Conflict ahead of SWBTS Trustee Meeting 5/22/18

There is much ado about the developing at situation Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) with its president Paige Patterson, which also has significant implications for the upcoming annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), and the SBC as a whole.┬áThis scenario has become another unfortunate chapter in SBC life, and at SWBTS, an institution … Continue reading A Few Thoughts about Conflict ahead of SWBTS Trustee Meeting 5/22/18

A Different Lens – The Racism Post that Never Was

For weeks I have started and stopped writing this post. I have edited it, let others preview it, and it just hasn't been right. It was really long at one point, and I scrapped everything. The best I could come up with was to state my beliefs with words like: "Despite what our Western, Americanized … Continue reading A Different Lens – The Racism Post that Never Was