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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 […]

SBC Resolution on Abuse
Posted June 14th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

WHEREAS, God has created every person—male and female—in His own image and with equal value and dignity (Genesis 1:26–27); and WHEREAS, God abhors violence against the weak and defenseless and calls His people to defend the hurt and oppressed (Psalm 82:4), to stand for justice (Psalm 82:3; Proverbs 31:8–9), and to deliver victims of abuse […]

SBC Resolution on Dignity and Worth of Women
Posted June 14th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

This past week was the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), attended by around 10,000 people representing their churches.  The SBC is a network of churches that hold agreement around the Gospel and core theological beliefs held in a document titled the Baptist Faith and Message, partnering together on mission for the Great […]