The Accidental Mentor

“I’m in a real pickle, and I don’t relish it.”  – Matthew I’ll go ahead and remove the suspense: Matthew died this weekend. He served as a pastor, bookshop curator, minister, chaplain, missionary, and friend. Matthew never set out to be anyone’s mentor, but he was mine. He came along when I most needed someone […]

None Beyond the Reach

…though formerly I was a blasphemer, persecutor, and insolent opponent. But I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief, and the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. ~ Paul, 1 Timothy 1:13-14 What do you think when you see a stranger walking […]

What’s your attitude on The Lord’s Day, Pastor?

That’s “attitude” brethren, not “altitude.” It’s presumed that all SBC pastors will be “high” on Sundays when they are with the assembled congregation and when they ascend to the pulpit and preach God’s Word. But what about attitude? It’s important and I confess that some of the 48 or so Sundays each year I arrived […]

Is It Deja Vu All Over Again? Political Candidates at SEND

I received a couple of communications this morning from people who were a little taken aback by the fact that Dr. Russell Moore was going to be interviewing two presidential candidates at the SEND North America Conference in Nashville the first week of August. Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush will be interviewed. Here is the […]