We will not necessarily agree with every person at the Truth for a New Generation event. But the overall mission of making much of Jesus in our country is good and biblical (Philippians 1:12-18).
Sandy wrote:Collinsville, Alabama is not that far from Spartanburg. Instead of beefing about it, speculating, and making connections that don't exist, why not pay the fee and go check it out. Then you'll have the facts, albeit interpreted your own way, but you would at least have some standing to discuss the event in a reasonable manner, instead of overlaying it with your bias, and drawing a completely and totally irrelevant, unrelated conclusion weighted down by your pseudo-intellectual cabal.
I doubt that Balmer, Worthen or Frady would bother with this. Pseudo-intellectual liberals tend to avoid Christian apologetics since they are not abstract, and they undergird and affirm more conservative interpretations of scripture.
Stephen Fox wrote:As Fox News hosts Mike Huckabee twice on the weekend and the Life and Liberty Seminar is practically a roll call of the darlings of Fox News as they play the religion card, this interview and book calls into question the discernment, the integrity of FBC Spartanburg's witness in the public square
http://www.npr.org/2014/01/16/263063731 ... ews-empire
Stephen Fox wrote: Let's hear their take on Honduras as informed by the testimony this morning of Ms. Nazario to the Senate Foreign Relations committee
Google and listen to her testimony online yesterday from NPR's Here and Now.
Sandy wrote:It's North Greenville University's conference, not FBC Spartanburg. Nothing you've posted has anything to do with either the conference itself, or FBC Spartanburg. Or North Greenville University for that matter.
I'll bet that Fox News doesn't even mention the conference, the church, the university, Pressler, Gowdy or Billy Graham in a single related news item.
KeithE wrote: That such a political conference (with some religious content) is being held at a Baptist church (charging $69.95 for attendance, $49.95 for ages 11-23) is clearly outside of normal Baptist practice.
Sandy wrote:Perhaps the political undertones were more subtle, but as I recall, the New Baptist Covenant beamed its satellite transmission from the conference it held at Second Ponce De Leon Baptist Church in Atlanta. I don't see much difference, since there were political influences at work there as well, couched in the content of the conference.
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