"Changes in the Southern Baptist Convention have gone unnoticed by
many members of Southern Baptist churches.
Southern Baptists were once known for their historic adherence to
Baptist principles such as priesthood of all believers, the separation of
church and state, local church autonomy, and individual responsibility
for interpreting the Bible and applying it to life. A deep trust developed
throughout the 20th century in SBC institutions and agencies. Southern
Baptist students called to ministry could expect to encounter
competent theological education at any of the six SBC seminaries.
Today, the new leaders of the SBC claim to speak “for?members of
Southern Baptist churches on a wide array of political and moral
issues. Candidates for political office, including the Presidency, are
scrutinized for “approval? by a small group of SBC agency heads and
pastors. One nationally-known television evangelist proclaimed that
15,000,000 Southern Baptists will elect the next President of the United
States! Students attending the SBC seminaries are exposed
exclusively to a Fundamentalist, sometimes Calvinistic, theological
When and where did the SBC change its course?
Who is responsible?
What happened to seminary professors, agency leaders, and
prominent pastors who resisted the revolutionary changes in the SBC?
Out of all that has happened can Baptist people find hope?
This website and an updated book provides a well-documented, factual
description of what many have come to understand as “the
Fundamentalist takeover in the SBC.?It also introduces the reader to
the formation of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, one of several
responses from free and faithful churches to the “Takeover."
|Follies in the SBC takeover by men of "that sort" (II
Timothy) making one of the greatest American
contributions to the Falling Away from truth and
Christian love, Bible, and the real God and Christ.
This is not just another religious war, but it is a
significant surge in the beginning of the end for
Christianity in the Falling Away. You know what happens
when lack of Christian love prevails.