Reccord resigns

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[BP], [ABP]. Sounds like my advice was a little late; as commenters at SBCOutpost note, there are hints the story was written last week. [Later: Someone reliably informed me that the date snafu was a BP technical glitch, and that the story wasn't post-dated.] ABP blames a “scathing” report. Reccord cites a conflict over his… Read more »

More on Bob Reccord

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ABP has published a story on Bob Reccord; some Trustees say Reccord hasn’t gotten the ‘message’ that he’s supposed to resign. I can’t say I like this kind of message any more than I like Eugene Peterson’s. Publicly, the Trustee have released the findings of an Investigative Committee. It’s full of reasonable, constructive criticisim. Reccord… Read more »

Unfair process strikes again?

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A group of members from Germantown Baptist Church, near Memphis, Tennessee, has started a website, www.savegbc.com, to organize opposition to a new bylaw plan.  It looks like a primary change would be investing an elder board with much of the authority formerly held by the congregation. It looks like the primary complaint, however, is that… Read more »

Gospel of Judas

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To read the news accounts, a “competing” Gospel has been uncovered, the Gospel of Judas.  It glorifies Judas as the enabler of Christ’s betrayal and resurrection; rather than being the rejected apostle, he becomes the greatest.  The ‘gospel’ was condemned by early church fathers, but this is the first copy discovered in 1,700 years. Reading… Read more »

Worship Music

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Tim Challies takes on critics of Charles Colson in his latest post; Colson claimed that much modern Christian music is written to be entertaining, and names names: “Draw Me Close to You.”  I agree with Colson and Challies that lots of ‘worship’ songs are little more than fluff.However, with little more evidence than my own… Read more »