Category Archive: Church and Culture

@9Marks Journal – Our True Political Witness
Posted July 1st, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

Preached on Politics this morning as part of our Top 10 Series, and wanted to pass along what I found to be a very helpful resource to think about this issue.  This is the Spring Edition of the 9-Marks Journal.  9Marks exists to equip church leaders with a biblical vision and practical resources for displaying […]

SBC Resolution on Support and Prayer for Arab Christians
Posted June 26th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

WHEREAS, Christians are called, as we have opportunity, to “work for the good of all, especially for those who belong to the household of faith” (Galatians 6:10); and WHEREAS, God is cultivating a people for His possession “from every nation, tribe, people, and language” (Revelation 7:9); and WHEREAS, Arab Christians are our brothers and sisters […]

SBC Resolution on Immigration
Posted June 22nd, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

WHEREAS, Every man, woman, and child from every language, race, and nation is a special creation of God, made in His own image (Genesis 1:26–27); and WHEREAS, Longings to protect one’s family from warfare, violence, disease, extreme poverty, and other destitute conditions are universal, driving millions of people to leave their homelands to seek a […]

SBC Resolution on Racism and the So-Called Curse of Ham
Posted June 21st, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

On Renouncing The Doctrine Of The “Curse Of Ham” ?as A Justification For Racism WHEREAS, Many churches in the Southern Baptist Convention once openly endorsed the false teaching of the so-called “curse of Ham” narrative which errantly construed Genesis 9:25–27 to say that God ordained the descendants of Ham to be marked with dark skin […]

SBC Resolution on the Holiness and Integrity of Ministry Leaders
Posted June 19th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

WHEREAS, Pastors and ministry leaders are held to a high standard for their doctrine, speech, and conduct, the standard being the very character and example of Jesus Christ (1 Corinthians 11:1; 1 Timothy 4:16); and WHEREAS, Scripture is clear on the imperative of sexual purity among believers (Ephesians 5:3) and especially among pastors and ministry […]