Also, Bob Patterson negotiated with the BGCT
to fund additional PhD stipends.
Ken Camp and Becky Bridges, "Falwell's Theology Shaped by Politics, BGCT
Leaders Say," Baptist Standard, 14 October 2002.
Through the first half of the twentieth century, the BGCT
leadership transitioned to a more socially proactive and racially aware organization that began to pursue opportunities to collaborate with African-American and Mexican-American Baptists.
4) Carroll played a major role in the change of venue for the 1897 BGCT
annual session, where Hayden first lost his seat in the convention, from Weatherford, only sixty miles from Dallas, to Temple, only forty-one miles from Waco.
His leadership of two great historic churches in Waco, his service in the work of the denomination as a pastor and as executive-secretary [director] of the BGCT
, his ministry as a writer and especially his role as a pastor, teacher, mentor, and friend to decades of college students at Baylor University should be remembered and recorded.
Because of its size, BGCT
baptism counts tend to mirror trends in the SBC.
Chapter eight compares "Yesterday and Today," relating the Hayden controversy to what is happening today between the BGCT
and Southern Baptists of Texas (SBT).
In addition, the BGCT
never opposed the social Christianity emphases, the Baptist Standard editorship supported the Christian ethics involvements, and the department of Christian Ethics at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary supplied ministers who understood the ethics facets of the gospel.
For examples of the prohibition activities of the Texas CLC, please see Storey, Texas, 15-38, or Proceedings of the Baptist General Convention of Texas (Dallas: BGCT
, 1954), 171.