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W.A. Criswell and the “Curse of Ham”


The fact that the Curse of Ham was preached by this early leader of the conservative resurgence should lay to rest any question as to whether it was accepted in the SBC.

No, it didn’t make its way into the Baptist Faith & Message. But coming from one of the most respected leaders in SBC history, from the pulpit of historic megachurch First Baptist Dallas (which reached a membership of 28,000 under Criswell), one thing is sure.

It did make its way into the ears and hearts of many Southern Baptists.

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Charlottesville, Trump, & the Religious Right: Why Your Leaders Can’t Save You


Donald Trump appears to have taken a play out of the Southern Baptist Convention’s playbook.

This summer, the Southern Baptist Convention made a critical error in our country’s struggle for racial reconciliation. When presented with a resolution to condemn the Alt-right and white supremacist movements, they initially declined to bring it to a vote.

Only after a public outcry did they pass the resolution, naming these groups what they are: hate groups.

After the violence in Charlottesville this weekend, Trump followed in their footsteps— play by play.

He failed to condemn these groups by name, until the public outcry grew so great that he finally conceded.

And even then, it was with caveats.

Your President repeated the blunder of your pastors.

Who has the wisdom to bring healing to our country’s festering wounds?

Join Monica Dennington as she takes you straight to the Bible to find out.

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The End Of Justice


Our world tells us we are modern. Modern, civil rights-minded people. We are enlightened, our minds liberated from the chains of ignorance, our souls untainted by the stain of the prejudice of our fathers.

These were the ones with the white hoods; the ones burning witches. They were too good to share a water fountain with their black brothers, a livable wage with their own workers, or the right to vote with their own moms. Yes, these were the ones who killed our modern-day prophets, who put the bullet through Dr. King’s chin.

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