FARMERSVILLE, Texas (BP) – Last week, I encountered at the SBC annual meeting (not for the first time) the idea that the Southern Baptist Convention ought to do away entirely with the resolutions process. The sentiment is widely held, deeply held and rationally held. The underlying rationale, if I might summarize, is that the resolutions process accomplishes nothing other than causing trouble.
FARMERSVILLE, Texas (BP)–The Baptist Press headline was ominous: “Phoenix SBC attendance lowest since ’44.” Like most people, I was prepared to see a slight dip in SBC attendance just because we were going all the way to Phoenix. But as the headline makes clear, the paucity of messengers in Phoenix cannot be explained by the […]