Mumford Musician Wary of Christian Baggage

Marcus Mumford, front man for the popular musical act, Mumford and Sons, has caused a stir among evangelical Christians. When asked by Rolling Stone magazine if he considers himself to be a Christian, Mumford said: “I don’t really like that word. It comes...

The Castle and the Wall: A Reflection 19 Years Later

George Arthur Buttrick, the legendary Presbyterian preacher of the 20th century, insisted that all preaching is venue specific. Indeed it is. The day I preached the Southern Baptist Convention annual sermon in downtown San Antonio in June 1988, recalls a painfully...

Where are the Centrist Baptist Bloggers?

Bloggers are shaping public opinion. Evidence abounds that Web loggers have developed some muscle. Evidence abounds that Web loggers have developed some muscle. They are credited with helping to defeat Sen. Joe Lieberman last week in Connecticut’s Democratic...