Jerry Vines recounts some of his experience in the Conservative Resurgence with Tennessee writer Ron Hale.
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Note: This is Ron’s second article approaching the 40th Anniversary of the Conservative Resurgence (1979-2019). The first article is here. Dr. Adrian Rogers probably stepped on more toes than any preacher in Southern Baptist history! We loved him for it because he always spoke the truth in love. Few sounded more like a first […]
Paige Patterson’s Baptist lineage runs deep like the taproots of a Shumard Red Oak tree along the Brazos River in Texas. His grandfather was a Texas preacher as well as his father, T.A. Patterson, who pastored the historic First Baptist Church of Beaumont for many years. Dr. Patterson left the Beaumont pastorate to assume the […]
James Robinson Graves blew into the South like a blackberry winter blizzard rolling down the Appalachian Trail. His indomitable spirit and potent pen, mixed with bold and brash persuasive skills, attracted both the admiration and disdain of Baptists for over four decades. Many young Southern Baptists today have never heard of this man, nor his […]
This article will spotlight five non-conformists who lived as sinners in the eyes of Papal authorities but died as saints in the eyes of their followers.
Many people avoid discussions on religion and politics. Not Southern Baptists! Election politics of an America president ranks up there very close to the intensity surrounding the call and election of a senior pastor in a local Southern Baptist church. Since we are not a hierarchical body with one or several leaders handing down directives, […]