By Todd E. Brady
Vice president for university ministries, Union University, Jackson
After the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention recently in Birmingham, Ala., I returned home grateful, encouraged and even more eager to invest in the next generation. Southern Baptists are not a perfect people, for I am one.
However, our denomination is seeking to be both convictional and compassionate in our mission — ensuring that our actions are indeed congruent with our proclamations. This year, in particular, our leadership has provided excellent guidance concerning the importance of our mission, the clarity of our vision and the integrity of our practices. [Read more…]