The story of Louisiana College (L.C.) burning is a story thousands in the SBC are following. The morale on campus is as low as it has ever been since my arrival at L.C., and as a graduate student at the Caskey School of Divinity it is heartbreaking to see this division over Calvinism taking place [...]
This request was posted by a reader on the facebook page of SBC Heritage. I thought it needed to be shared. Please join us in praying for this church, a landmark in Baptist History.
Jeremiah Bell Jeter was born on July 18, 1808 in Virginia. He was ordained to the ministry on May 4, 1824. He was a leader in the Baptist General Association of Virginia, pastor, author, and missionary. He did work in refuting Campbellism and wrote a memoir of Henrietta Shuck, an early Southern Baptist Missionary. He [...]
I recently wrote about the myth of Sandy Creek Non-Calvinism. Richard Land has also furthered the narrative that Sandy Creek represents a Southern Baptist tradition that is doctrinally distinct from the Calvinism of the Charleston Association. Dr. Gregory Wills, Professor of Church History, Associate Dean, Theology and Tradition, and Director of the Center for the Study of [...]
I have been researching Baptist history and confessionalism for the past year. One issue that has confused me has been the theological identity of the Sandy Creek Baptist Association (Sandy Creek) in North Carolina. Sandy Creek, organized in 1758, is the third oldest Baptist association in the United States, behind the Philadelphia (1707) and Charleston (1751) associations. [...]
The Louisiana Baptist Convention was founded as the Louisiana Baptist Association (LBA) on October 31, 1818. The LBA was comprised of five churches with a combined membership of eighty-six. The first meeting is described in ”History of Beulah Baptist Church“: Ezekiel O’Quinn, pastor of Beulah Church, preached the sermon and was elected moderator. Other delegates were [...]
Here is a letter recorded in the 1857 SBC Annual, as the Choctaw brothers were pleading for help from the Baptists. A short time since we received a petition, signed by five Choctaws, praying for more missionaries. We give it place here:
While reading Henry Sheet’s A History of the Liberty Baptist Association, I came across an interesting historical parallel of the Primitive Baptist movement and the recent New Traditionalist movement within the Southern Baptist Convention.
Many had some things to say about the SBC in New Orleans earlier this week. You heard from me in the previous post, here are a few others. Click on his name to read his comments. Alan Cross- He nominated Dave Miller, the 2nd VP of the SBC. Albert Mohler- President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary [...]
What an amazing weekend at the Southern Baptist Convention in New Orleans, LA! If you were unable to attend, you missed a great weekend of fellowship, food, and fun. I was able to take part in some amazing conversations with some big names in the SBC and was thoroughly pleased with the results of the [...]
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