A Baptist minister’s bookshelf is sacred. It bears the weight of centuries of thought from people of all different backgrounds and faith traditions. A Baptist minister often relies on the recommendations of others when deciding what books to add to his library. That’s why I do periodic book reviews of new titles I’ve added to my […]
Matthew Vines, a self-proclaimed gay-affirming gay-Christian, has written 40 questions for those against marriage equality. I hope my answers are helpful.
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 […]