Seminary president says smaller families hurting baptism totals
By Bob Allen
WAKE FOREST, N.C. -- A seminary president calling for a "Great Commission Resurgence" in the Southern Baptist Convention says reversing the denomination's declining baptism totals is a matter not merely of evangelism, but also birthrates.
Most attention to a Great Commission Resurgence petition that has collected more than 3,000 online signatures leading up to the June 23-24 SBC annual meeting has focused on an article suggesting streamlining the denomination's bureaucracy. Another less-discussed section, however, hits closer to home for Baptist families. the rest