I have been raised for the most part in Southern Baptist Churches. I currently pastor a Southern Baptist Church. For some time there has been much mud being slung by fellow Southern Bapists at one another. In the process, more and more people are being turned off to Southern Baptist churches because of this infighting.
While some fights must be fought, it seems some that need not be are being fought unnecessarily. In Third Generation Conservatives in the Southern Baptist Convention, pt 1, Steven McKinion sums up well what has taken place within the SBC. Hopefully, this article might help to bring the sides together.
The article is a must read for Southern Baptists of all stripes.
Baptist21 has now posted Third Generation Conservatives in the Southern Baptist, Part 2 by Steven McKinion.