An NFL quarterback and the SCBC president rebuke NewSpring. The story of what happened next.

An NFL quarterback and the SCBC president rebuke NewSpring. The story of what happened next.
NewSpring faced two public relations crises last week, and its response to each tells us much about the church’s lack of accountability and unwillingness to submit to correction. On Friday morning, the South Carolina Baptist Convention published a strong and detailed rebuke of the NewSpring’s pastor, worship style and governance. The statement by the SCBC president, Pastor Tommy ...

Baptists’ message to NewSpring: You’re not one of us

Baptists' message to NewSpring: You're not one of us
The South Carolina Baptist Convention has told Perry Noble and NewSpring that they must correct serious errors in their church before they can once again associate with the Convention. In a bold and praiseworthy statement, the president of the SCBC, Tommy Kelly, turned what has been general public criticism of NewSpring into official church discipline, though the public rebuke went much ...