Monday, October 31, 2005

So Much for Church Autonomy!

The Missouri Baptist Convention has voted to exclude membership of any church that supports the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship or any other Baptist group that is considered to compete with the Southern Baptist Convention.

So, now the MBC can decide FOR THE LOCAL CHURCH who they are allowed to give money to, and what organizations they are allowed to be members of. It would be interesting to see if supporting the Baptist World Alliance would be enough to get a church kicked out of the MBC.

Click here to read more of the story.

Although it is not that bad here in North Carolina yet, the fundamentalists are on the attack and it appears the moderates have tired of the fight. To read more about North Carolina, click here.

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