Dr. Scott Culpepper is Assistant Professor of History at Louisiana College and he is the author of Francis Johnson and the English Separatist Influence. He is married to Ginger and the father of 3. His education includes: Ph.D., Baylor University M.A., Northwestern State University M. Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary B.A., Louisiana College Southern Baptists must reach back to the [...]
Dr. Scott Culpepper is Assistant Professor of History at Louisiana College and he is the author of Francis Johnson and the English Separatist Influence. He is married to Ginger and the father of 3. His education includes: Ph.D., Baylor University M.A., Northwestern State University M. Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary B.A., Louisiana College The Baptist traditions are a complicated stream [...]
The Southern Baptist Convention is touted as the largest Protestant denomination in the United States with approximately 16,000,000 members. There is much to assess and address regarding those 16,000,000 Southern Baptists, one question being, “How many of those millions know the purpose of the Southern Baptist Convention?”
We are excited to be giving away a new hardback copy of Southern Baptist statesman James P. Boyce’s Abstract of Systematic Theology.
Here is an excerpt from a sermon delivered by John Broadus on “The Habit of Thankfulness.” You can get the full text of the sermon here. The greatest of early Christian preachers, perhaps the greatest in all Christian history, was Chrysostom. His motto was, “Glory to God for all things.” He probably derived it from the [...]
J. Lewis Shuck, husband to Henrietta Shuck, returned to the U.S. after his wife’s death on the mission field. Shuck returned home accompanied by a Chinese convert, hoping to spark missions interest among the Convention and encourage the churches to provide more money and missionaries to the mission field. The letter below appeared in the [...]
The doctrine of original sin has been under much discussion as of late. Historically associated with the doctrine of original sin is the understanding of imputed guilt. Imputed guilt is the doctrine that the original sinful act of Adam and the corresponding guilt is reckoned to all of his posterity as though they had performed [...]
William Johnson, the first President of the Southern Baptist Convention in his work, The Gospel Developed had this to say about Christian unity: In this exhibition of my views, I intend no censure upon my brethren, or others who entertain different views. The right which I exercise in holding my views of divine truth, I cheerfully accord [...]
The recent document released by Dr. Eric Hankins and sent to all 40+ state Executive Directors, per the request of Louisiana Baptist Convention Executive Director Dr. David Hankins, is drawing little support and much criticism (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Today marks 1 week since the document was published online by Dr. Steve Lemke’s SBCToday.com [...]
Last week, a document was released that generated so much traffic websites crashed. I disagree with many points in the document and I have seen some very well crafted responses to the errors and misrepresentations contained in the document. Eric Hankins’ document does not get to the heart of what it means to be a [...]
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