SBC LIFE November 2000 Table of Contents
JOURNAL OF THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION
Lengthen the Cords, Strengthen the Stakes Addressing the Executive Committee on September 18, 2000,
SBC President, James G. Merritt, observed that cooperation and
conviction are the two tools God has used to bless our convention.
Belief That Makes a Difference SBC Executive Committee President, Morris H.
Chapman, challenges the proposed plan for the Baptist General
Convention of Texas to dramatically cut support for SBC seminaries
and other SBC causes, and defends the Cooperative Programs
effectiveness in advancing the gospel .
The Price of Theological Fidelity
In his report to the Executive Committee
on September 18, 2000, R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of The
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, challenged Southern Baptists to continue
to pay the price for theological fidelity in its seminaries.
One House - One Heart at a Time: A World Changers Report In projects
all across the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico this summer,
World Changers demonstrated a concern not only for patching up
substandard housing, but also for introducing people to a Savior
who can rebuild lives. ~ by James Dotson
Cooperative Purchasing Stewardship
Believing that stewardship on a denominational, church, or individual
basis is an act of worship, Southern Baptists are using collective
buying power to free up operational funds for ministry. ~ by
Chastened Chaplain: A
Forthright Account of Failure and Renewal
From 1962 to 1978, Bob Harrington, the "Chaplain
of Bourbon Street," was arguably one of the best known ministers
in America until his decline and fall took him from the public
eye. Now he's come home and candidly details how his highly publicized
fall, and his less publicized return to the Lord came about.
The Weigh Down Heresy A weight-loss
program that has been criticized for its controversial health
practices now is drawing fire for the questionable theological
views of its leader. ~ by John W. Kennedy
Executive Committee Resolutions Two recent resolutions by the Executive Committee of the Southern
Baptist Convention address the controversy over the proposed
plan for the Baptist General Convention of Texas to dramatically
cut support for SBC causes and seminaries.
The Old 100th Revisited Make a
Joyful Noise unto the Lord. Joyful noises are to waken those
whove grown too solemn in their solemn assemblies. So, turn
loose of your up-tight propriety, your thumb-worn impiety. Rejoice!
~ Calvin Miller
Be Possible There are times when
you just need to do something. Make an effort and decide to do
it now not later, now. Everything is possible today. ~
by Charles Lowery
Mosaic A Baby Step in the Right Direction
Impact of the Gospel Well Said!
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