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All of our authors subscribe to the Baptist Faith & Message 2000 doctrinal statement. We uniquely desire unity in the Southern Baptist Convention across the great soteriological debate seeing both sides as biblically viable. Our main concern is not debate, but the Gospel going to the nations. That being said, our authors will express their convictions in their articles.
Black Lives Matter is not Enough - I scoured the Black Lives Matter website, Facebook page, and others in search of this question: Why do black lives matter? From my perspective, the answer is obvious; but, my perspective is certainly not the one held by the founders of the movement. Christian leaders are quick to jump on the bandwagon sharing #BlackLivesMatter, joining […] Hope in Crisis - Our current culture is thrown into crisis. Injustice abounds. And. . . everyone has their own solution to the problems. Some people think the government should step in, others believe the government is already overreaching as it is. Others even believe we should do away with all government and order altogether. For Christians, the Word […] Identity Priority - In my previous article I proposed the idea of Complex Priority Identity Theory as an opposing to the individualization of Critical Race Theory (CRT). This does not deny systemic racism per se; however, when CRT is individualized, it has negative effects on individuals which further complicates cross-cultural relationships. Complex Priority Identity Theory (CPIT) is an […] Complex Prioritized Identity Theory - Identity is how individuals actualize themselves into reality. Sociologist argue how people gain there identity, if it is a basis of nature or nurture. Nature is based off of DNA (essentially “born that way”); whereas, nurture is based off of upbringing and societal pressures. Of course this is an oversimplification, but the divide between the […] Arian Mania - The successor of Alexander of Alexandria was the fiery Athanasius of Alexandria who claimed the followers of Arius’s teachings were “Arian-maniacs.” Even today the term “Arianism” can cause hairs to stand up on end in certain circles. Can this lofty theological concern really effect the common man or woman in the pew? Has not the […]
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