I Can Only Imagine

This is for the people of Southern Hills. This is my sermon today. Since most of you had the good sense to stay home,  I decided not to start my new series. Next week, Lord willing and weather permitting, we’ll get into Colossians 3:1-17. but today I went back and pulled out this from long […]

Give to God the things that are God’s

17 “Tell us, then, what you think. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?” 18 But Jesus, aware of their malice, said, “Why put me to the test, you hypocrites? 19 Show me the coin for the tax.” And they brought him a denarius. 20 And Jesus said to them, “Whose likeness […]

Sad Revelations at Brewton Parker

Just 10 days ago, on January 20, we published the news, based on the BPC press release, that Ergun Caner had stepped down as president of Brewton-Parker College in Georgia so that he could heal as a result of the tragedy that had befallen his family. In that article, we asked people to pray for the Caner […]

When doing right brings trouble (a devotion)

 7 And after a time his master’s wife cast her eyes on Joseph and said, “Lie with me.” 8 But he refused and said to his master’s wife, “Behold, because of me my master has no concern about anything in the house, and he has put everything that he has in my charge. 9 He […]

Why Doesn’t the CP Count?

At a large number of our entities (I suspect that this is true of them all, but am unwilling to do the necessary research to make the universal statement), giving money directly to that entity will win you some enhanced level of recognition or access. In my fifteen years at FBC Farmersville, Dr. Ken Hemphill […]

Should Christians Be “Getting Better”?

“The Christian life isn’t about progress… “ “Church isn’t a place for people to get better… “ “Following Jesus is more about realizing my own weakness and insufficiency and finding them in Jesus than it is about growing… “ I keep hearing statements like these and I must confess they leave me baffled. I’m baffled […]

ERLC, Moore call for integrated churches…but… (by William Thornton)

William Thornton is the SBC Plodder. Southern Baptist Leaders call for integrated churches Russell Moore, our leader for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, The ERLC has a conference coming up  in March in Nashville on “The Gospel and Racial Reconciliation”. Speakers include Moore, Frank Page, Danny Akin, along with […]