This post was written by Josh Breland and orignally appeared on his blog, the Daily Bleat. I am not at liberty to say much right now, but I will share what I can. I was informed yesterday that my site, The Daily Bleat, Drew Wales’ site, SBC Heritage, andLCStudents.org are now blocked on campus internet. Students are [...]
In 1962 the Southern Baptist Convention was in the midst of a struggle which Herschel Hobbs took head on in his President’s Address, “Crisis and Conquest.” In this address he calls for unity in the convention and he first references Scripture as he quotes the apostle Paul: The apostle Paul gives us the answer. “For if [...]
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.
From reading the early annuals of the SBC it is quite clear as the reason for its formation: the sending of missionaries. Southern Baptists have been and hopefully always will be a missional bunch. Since 1845, missions have been a priority for the Convention. But where did this drive for missions originate? The concept of [...]
Basil Manly Sr., a highly influential early Southern Baptist, served as a spiritual mentor to James P. Boyce, the founding president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS). Manly also served different influential roles as pastor, educator, and college administrator. Upon request of his young son Basil Jr., Sr. penned this prayer for his son [...]
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