Baylor hires Ken Starr

Discussion in 'Baptist Colleges / Seminaries' started by PreacherTeacher, Feb 16, 2010.

  1. PreacherTeacher

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    I'm surprised that no one has commented on this yet. I simply wanted to see what people here thought of Baylor, a school that claims to be Baptist, hiring an active Church of Christ member to be president, and then coercing him to join a Baptist church?
     
  2. preachinjesus

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    Baylor is a Baptist school?

    ;)....feeling kinda quirky tonight...sitting in a government office waiting for something...anyhoo, meh was my thought

    If you want to be the Baptist Ivy League you need to hire someone with academic credibility. This seems more like a celebrity hire, but I could be wrong.
     
  3. PreacherTeacher

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    I stand corrected...Starr was baptized in the Church of Christ, but has been active in a non-denominational, evangelical church.
     
  4. Jerome

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    Here is what Starr said in 2004 as he was hired as dean at Pepperdine:
     
  5. Mexdeaf

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    Baylor ceased to be anything that resembles "Baptist" eons ago.
     
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    Eons is right, but I was still surprised at Starr.
     
  7. Tom Bryant

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    Ken Starr is a good man. He's not a Baptist, and neither is Baylor. :laugh:
     
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    You could plug the name "Max Lucado" in the place of Ken Starr and it would be true also.
     
  9. Tom Bryant

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    I agree. Off track: I love Max Lucado's writing!
     
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    Mr. Starr may not be a conservative, typical church of Christer.
     

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