Jonathan Merritt, author of "Learning to Speak God from Scratch," talks about the importance of speaking up at Advocacy in Action 2019 in New York City.
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The highly publicized scandal of the Rev. Jesse Jackson fathering a child out of wedlock–at the very time he was counseling the President about marital infidelity–has rightly left many people reeling. It is one thing to stumble morally. But rushing in as another’s “spiritual advisor” while involved in the very offense as one’s counselee rises […]Read More
The South Carolina Baptist Convention (SCBC) sent an e-mail memorandum to pastors today urging them to “alert South Carolinians” from their pulpits about “the need to flood” the office of Sen. Fritz Hollings, D-S.C., with requests to confirm former Senator John Ashcroft’s nomination for attorney general. “Please call Sen. Hollings’ Washington office . . . […]Read More
No evidence can be found to support a story circulating widely on the Internet about President George W. Bush taking time out during a banquet for volunteer staff to lead a teenager to faith in Jesus Christ. While not discounting the president’s Christian faith or evangelistic zeal, two firms that specialize in tracking down so-called […]Read More
A majority of Americans believe President George W. Bush will govern with compassionate conservatism, according to the most recent CNN-USA Today Gallup poll. The poll, taken before Saturday’s inauguration, found that “58 percent of Americans believe Bush will govern in a way that is ‘truly compassionate,’ while 39 percent do not.” Forty-nine percent of Americans […]Read More
A Southern Baptist Convention official violated the denomination’s historic commitment to non-endorsement of political candidates and breached his own claim of non-partisan political alignment when he endorsed former Senator John Ashcroft as attorney general. Richard Land, executive director of the SBC’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, endorsed Ashcroft in a letter to members of the […]Read More