By TylerR Apr 20 2017 BFM 2000Creeds and ConfessionsFounders.org: I propose two needed revisions to the BF&M, vital to basic orthodoxy, which I think should be agreeable to the vast majority of Southern Baptists. 2268 reads There are 9 Comments A few thoughts on the Baptist David R. Brumbelow - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:20am A few thoughts on the Baptist Faith & Message 2000. http://gulfcoastpastor.blogspot.com/2009/09/differences-between-1963-and... David R. Brumbelow Both of those revisions seem josh p - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:07pm Both of those revisions seem justified (no pun intended). If I was a SB I would also want some revision to the fatherhood section to clarify that God is not the Father of the unbeliever. Never knew that the BFAM was based on the New Hampshire! josh p TylerR - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:26pm The 1833 NHCF is my favorite short confession of faith. It is the grandfather of the GARBC Articles of Faith and the BFM! Tyler is a pastor in Olympia, WA and an Investigations Manager with a Washington State agency. He's the author of the book What's It Mean to Be a Baptist? I knew about the GARBC but josh p - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 2:23pm I knew about the GARBC but not the BFAM. I guess it makes sense. It's probably my favorite too. Isn't there tension between Jonathan Charles - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 5:46pm Isn't there tension between keeping a statement of faith brief or turning it into a systematic theology? Not sure if you are josh p - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 5:56pm Not sure if you are responding to me but the fatherhood stuff is just basic orthodoxy. Seems worthwhile to me. Connection to 1689 Baptist Confession JohnBrian - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 9:15am I think the New Hampshire came out of the 1689 London, so a great history there. CanJAmerican - my blogCanJAmerican - my twitter whitejumaycan - my youtube josh p wrote: Jonathan Charles - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:39am josh p wrote: Not sure if you are responding to me but the fatherhood stuff is just basic orthodoxy. Seems worthwhile to me. No, I was not responding to any post. I had in mind working on my own statement of faith for ordination, and then revising our church's doctrinal statement. I felt a tension between declaring succinctly what I/we believe on the main things, yet feeling at every point that I needed to add a sentence or two about this, or a paragraph about that. At the rate I was going, I would have produced a small book. Haha yeah that's easy to do. josh p - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 6:17pm Haha yeah that's easy to do. You should post your doctrinal statement when you finish it. It would fun to read.