SBC Issues

Baptist21 Podcast: Interview with Pastor James Merritt

From our Purpose Statement: Baptist 21 is grateful for a Southern Baptist heritage where the Gospel has been faithfully passed down and effective Great Commission ministry has been undertaken. Many believe there is a crisis ahead for Baptists, particularly Southern Baptists, in the 21st century. Our commitment is to work diligently in the present by […]

Baptist21 Podcast: Interview with SWBTS President Paige Patterson

“Baptist21 exists to contend for ‘the faith once for all delivered to the saints’ (Jude 3). We embrace our past, believing this faith has been proclaimed in our Southern Baptist heritage. We work in the present, believing the Kingdom effectiveness of Southern Baptists will be in proportion to our fidelity to the Gospel. We cooperate […]

Baptist21 Launches Podcast: Interview with SBC President Johnny Hunt

Baptist 21 has been working to launch a podcast that is available through I-Tunes. The Baptist 21 podcast is now available through the I-Tunes directory. The podcast’s main focus will be interviews of SBC and Evangelical leaders. These men will be asked questions about who influences them, what should our focus be in the 21st […]

Guest Blog: “Why I Am a Southern Baptist” by Alvin Reid

Dr. Alvin Reid is the Bailey Smith Chair of Evangelism Professor at Southeastern. He is a student-favorite on the seminary campus as well as among many high school and college-aged students who have the privilege to hear him speak. He is an author, and we at Baptist21 wait eagerly for his co-authored book with Mark […]

We’re on Facebook!

Baptist21 is on Facebook! If you have not joined our Facebook group, please do so. You can connect online with other like-minded Baptists, discuss current issues in the SBC, post information about what’s going on at your church on the wall, and find out what we are writing about on Baptist21.com. Hop on Facebook today […]

Why Are Churches Leaving the SBC?

With a decline in baptisms and membership in Southern Baptist Churches for the third consecutive year, many are asking the question, “Where is everyone going?” Some suggest that the strong leaders of the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s are dying without a strong legacy behind them to take the reigns. Others suggest 20 something’s do not […]

“Baptist21 is Thankful for Johnny Hunt and the Days Ahead”

Baptist 21 is grateful for Pastor Johnny Hunt’s preaching passion, personal evangelism, and missions focus. We are excited about his leadership within the SBC, especially in his new role as President. We are energized about his term and the direction that he hopes to take the SBC. Here are some excerpts that give a taste […]

Is there Ageism in the SBC?

1 Timothy 4:12 is one of our generation’s favorite verses to quote, is it not? “Let no one look down on you because you are young” we say to the teen in the youth group, the college graduate heading out into the work force, and the seminarian accepting the call to his first pastorate. Since […]

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