Category Archive: Church and Culture

Baptist Faith & Message – Article 15, The Christian and the Social Order
Posted June 10th, 2020 by Mike Hubbard

Sharing this out today as a reminder of what our faith tribe, the Southern Baptist Convention believes.  The Baptist Faith & Message, 2000 is the confessional statement of beliefs that binds those involved in this denomination together.  Article 15 speaks to the reality that the Gospel should propel us toward justice and in opposition to […]

Southern Baptist leaders issue joint statement on the death of George Floyd
Posted June 3rd, 2020 by Mike Hubbard

The following is a statement composed and signed by a very wide group of leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention concerning the death of George Floyd.  We are part of this tribe, and I am grateful for the unified voice.  Wanted to share this out from our blog so you we could read it. As […]

WHEN EQUALITY ISN’T – Guest post by Leslie Holdegraver
Posted June 1st, 2020 by Mike Hubbard

I saw this blog post from Leslie Holdegraver and wanted to share it in light of the events going on in our nation.  In a culture of outrage where we are quick to take up an opinion, let me encourage all of us to listen and have compassion toward our brown and black skinned neighbors […]

The Caring Well Challenge – A Survivors Story from the Report on Sexual Abuse to SBC
Posted August 21st, 2019 by Mike Hubbard

We will be launching a very important initiative this Sunday as our church joins thousands of others participating in the Caring Well Challenge in order to protect children and make the church safe for those who have experienced sexual and other forms of abuse.  This challenge comes from the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and […]

Chinese Pastor’s Letter Released on His Arrest
Posted February 24th, 2019 by Mike Hubbard

Over 100 members of Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, China, were arrested beginning Sunday, December 9. At the time of publication of this translation, arrests are still being made. Among those taken away were Pastor Wang Yi, senior pastor of Early Rain, and his wife, Jiang Rong, who have not been heard from since […]


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