My translation of a recent Southwestern Baptist Press release

Those of you who follow Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, led by the man pictured below (Adam Greenway) may have become aware of certain controversial occurrences on the Fort Worth campus. Events there are complex, but I have been fortunate enough to study many languages, so my translation skills may help you make sense of things.…

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Machiavelli and the Southern Baptist Princes

            In the eleventh chapter of his famous De Principatibus (known in English as “the Prince”), Niccolò Machiavelli offers witty commentary about a specific kind of prince. He speaks of “ecclesiastical principalities” and says: … they are sustained by the ancient ordinances of religion, which are so all-powerful, and of such a character that the…

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SBC INSIDER: Funny money in Baptist missions?

In this edition of SBC INSIDER, Bobby and Tom start with an overview of the current situation regarding tumult in the SBC, and then a deep examination of the Baptist decisions regarding global missions–such as the withdrawal of resources from Latin America, shifting of funds to difficult Arab and Asian mission fields, and the suspicious…

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