Since children are little sponges that soak up & remember truth easily, in VBS I provide catechism questions & answers that go along with the lessons.
Paul Thompson blogs at “The Bridge.” There is not shortage of places or people weighing in on the legalization of same-sex marriages. Crimes against nature are no small matter, and now it is legal and celebrated. But this is not the only matter weighing the nation in the balance of danger. I get that unbelievers don’t […]
Augie Boto of the EC culled these quotes from the Supreme Court decision a week ago. Thought you might enjoy reading through them. The full text can be found here. From Chief Justice Roberts dissent– “ . . . this Court is not a legislature. Whether same-sex marriage is a good idea should be of […]
We still have the promises of God intact. We can, perhaps, be as thankful for 1 Timothy 2:1-3 as we should have been all of our lives. Why do Christians expect more than that in this world? We still have tolerance for religious freedom. How has it ever been more than tolerance for idolatry? We […]
There are many experts on church health and church growth who work for the convention, Lifeway, state offices and parachurch ministries who I am sure have a list of reasons why the SBC is Shrinking. I want to share one thought with you today. I’ve been part of a handful of churches both as […]
C.S. Lewis was not a Baptist, but he is held in high regard throughout Christendom for his books and writings. I remembered this quote from Mere Christianity when I was thinking through the Supreme Court’s ruling on Friday. I doubt Lewis would have been scandalized by the ruling. I wonder if he might even have […]
The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. ~ Psalm 19:1 (ESV) Some of my favorite spots are in the midst of nature. One is the Current River in southern Missouri—a place where miles of protected land and waters meander through the hills and bluffs. Yes, especially on the […]
In light of the Supreme Court’s ruling establishing gay marriage as a Constitutional right, many of us evangelicals are experiencing a wash of emotions. My initial response was one of fear. Fear that this will someday result in me being fired from my secular job like that fire chief in Atlanta. By my calculations I […]