Ministering in Honor-Shame Cultures Mark D. Baker and Jayson Georges Intervarsity Press A number of years ago, MB seminary professor Mark Baker was in the centre of a storm…
At the recent B.C. MB Conference convention, delegates questioned the treatment of MB seminary professor Mark Baker. The B.C. conference executive had written a letter challenging Baker’s critique of penal substitutionary atonement. Baker had responded with a letter in which he clarified his position and apologized for failing to communicate more clearly.
Mark Baker, associate professor of mission and theology at MBBS-Fresno and author of Recovering the Scandal of the Cross: Atonement in New Testament and Contemporary Contexts, has written a letter of apology to the B.C. conference executive and pastors for remarks he made in public and in writing concerning penal substitution.
Colliding expectations, a sub-topic that nearly upstaged the main topic, and frustration over too little time to process it all characterized the MB study conference held Oct. 15-17 in Saskatoon.