History tends to follow pendulum swings. The church is not immune. As finite and sinful human beings we have a tendency to bounce from one extreme to another—dancing around the truth along the way. I’ve got a handful of pendulum swings that I’d like to address. Today I want to address one that I’ve termed […]
Tom served as missionary church planter for 21+ years with the Foreign/International Mission Board before becoming the Executive Director of Tarrant Baptist Association – Fort Worth, Texas. After retiring, he served as the Interim Executive Director of the Baptist Convention of Iowa. Each of the churches he helped start in Paraguay was an attempt to […]
“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 […]
Jehovah’s Witnesses believe Jesus isn’t God, but was created. What does the Bible say? Jesus Christ is YHWH the Son.
…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 […]
This may be a first for SBC Voices – a guest post of a guest post. Todd Littleton blogs at “Edge of the Inside: toddlittleton.net” and has a podcast that features some of the best-looking authors in the SBC! You will not always agree with Todd, but your thinking will be challenged by what he […]
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 […]
Bob Browning is a Research Structural Engineer for the US Army Corps of Engineers. He holds a BS from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a MS from Auburn University, both in civil engineering. He is currently pursuing his MDiv online through Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his family live in Clinton, MS […]