Pastor Ronnie Floyd Elected as New President of Southern Baptist Convention; Dennis Kim Comes in Second with 41% of Vote

Ronnie Floyd, senior pastor of Cross Church in northwest Arkansas, speaks during the 2014 Southern Baptist Pastors' Conference June 8-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center. (Matt Miller / SBC Annual Meeting)

Ronnie Floyd, senior pastor of Cross Church in northwest Arkansas, speaks during the 2014 Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference June 8-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center. (Matt Miller / SBC Annual Meeting)

An Arkansas megachurch pastor was elected Tuesday to lead the country’s Southern Baptists as the conservative denomination tries to turn around declining membership, church attendance and baptisms and faces increasing conflict with mainstream culture, especially over its conviction that gay sex is immoral. Continue reading

Preachers Today Should Follow the Example of Bible Preachers in Denouncing Sin

Bible preachers preached against sin. The prophets of the Old Testament, the apostles and preachers of the New Testament, even Jesus Christ Himself, preached boldly and definitely against sin. They preached not only against sin in general, but against sin in particular. They preached not only against the sin of unbelief, but they preached against stealing, lying, adultery, murder, hypocrisy, drunkenness, immodest dress, covetousness, and every sin that the most fervent and sensational evangelist is accused of preaching against today! Every preacher commended in the Bible was against sin and said so. Preachers today should follow the example of Bible preachers and preach against sin. Continue reading