Upon This Rock
A recent conference at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary featured speakers addressing topics set forth in the article on "The Church" in the Southern Baptist Convention's Baptist Faith and Message statement. Upon This Rock gathers those presentations and answers such questions...
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A recent conference at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary featured speakers addressing topics set forth in the article on "The Church" in the Southern Baptist Convention's Baptist Faith and Message statement. Upon This Rock gathers those presentations and answers such questions as:
. What is the basis for our denominational distinctives?
. Are they merely a collection of "faded traditions" or true doctrinal necessities rooted in the Bible alone?
. Are they theologically rich cornerstones of faith that easily transcend time, culture, and preference?
Contributors include Malcolm B Yarnell III ("Upon This Rock I Will Build My Church: A Theological Exposition of Matthew 16:13-20"), Paige Patterson ("Observing the Two Ordinances of Christ"), Thomas and Joy White ("Church Officers and Gender: Can Women Be Pastors? Or Deacons?") and Bart Barber ("A Denomination of Churches: Biblical and Useful") as well as Jason G. Duesing, David Allen, Emir F. Caner, James Leo Garrett, Jr., and Byron McWilliams.
Malcolm B. Yarnell III is associate professor of Systematic Theology, ý assistant dean for the Theological Studies division, and director of the Center ý for Theological Research at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in ý Fort Worth, Texas. He is a prolific contributor to academic scholarship in ý the areas of Systematic Theology, Historical Theology, Baptist Studies, and ý Political Theology. Yarnell and his wife have four children.ý
Jason Duesing is personal assistant of Paige Patterson, President of Southwestern Seminary, Forth Worth TX.
Thomas White (PhD., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) is vice president for student services at Southwestern Seminary after he served in that position on an interim basis for five months. White co-authored with Paige Patterson a book titled Calling Out the Called, First Freedom: The Baptist Perspective on Religious Liberty (editor); Restoring Integrity in Baptist Churches and Franchising McChurch with John Yeats.