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A Texas Baptist Power Struggle: The Hayden Controversy by Joseph E. Early Jr., John W. Storey

By Joseph E. Early Jr., John W. Storey

This is often the tale of ways one guy, Samuel Augustus Hayden, nearly destroyed the newly prepared Baptist common conference of Texas (BGCT) prior to it might probably take root. within the ultimate many years of the 19th century, Hayden prompted such unrest between Texas Baptists that when a failed try and take over the BGCT, he used to be expelled from the kingdom physique. In flip, he created a rival association, the Baptist Missionary organization (BMA), which endured to struggle perceived oppression by way of the BGCT. Hayden, via his newspaper, accused his enemies of embezzlement, heresy, arson, and strong-arm strategies. His high-profile competitors incorporated George Washington Truett, Benajah Harvey Carroll, and James Britton Cranfill, who asserted via their newspapers that Hayden was once insane, a liar, and a heretic. Baptists in Texas have been pressured to take aspects within the fight, which got here to a dramatic end on a teach certain for the Southern Baptist conference, while Cranfill and Hayden scuffled over a pistol.

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19 “The friends of Dr. Hanks hurried to cover up the shame of his conduct, but the people will not be fooled,” wrote Hayden in a scathing editorial on October 10, 1889. “They know that something happened that unbecomes the character and position of a Minister of the Gospel. They understand that the Texas Baptist and Herald desires to publish the truth and will not let things of this sort go unheeded. ”20 Yet, the pastor, whose wife was deeply disturbed by the ongoing conflict, found no relief. The rumors, despite parishioners’ promises to relent, would not die.

In June 1883 Hayden purchased the Texas Baptist from Buckner. A short time afterward he stepped down as the full-time pastor of the Live Oak Church and Buckner took the lead. indd 23 10/4/05 2:13:50 PM 24 Chapter 1 a ministerial role at the church, but not on a full-time basis. This action appears to indicate that he was more interested in being editor of his new periodical than pastor of First Baptist Church of Dallas. 67 Hayden, however, remained one of the more influential members of the First Baptist Church of Dallas and continued to perform miscellaneous ministerial roles for the congregation.

64 At any rate, the new pastors agreed to quell the disruptive quarrels they had inherited. Although the budding friendship was short lived, their initial meetings were cordial. First Baptist Church of Dallas remained in fellowship with the BSC and the Live Oak Church remained affiliated with the BGA. At this point the original leader of the insurrection, R. C. Buckner, took the lead in the healing process. indd 22 10/4/05 2:13:49 PM Problems on the Horizon 23 drop their claim to being the true First Baptist Church of Dallas.

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