The Church Planter’s Library by Thomas L. Law, III

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 […]

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 […]

A Political Forum: Who Would You Vote for Today?

In 6 months I’ll be headed to the Iowa caucuses for our unique first-in-the-nation electoral free-for-all. I have absolutely no idea who I’ll support. While Republicans have been disappointing in recent years, I’m not ready to jump the boat and go independent. Voting Democrat isn’t an option – for moral reasons. The unthinking support if […]

An Idea about Sunday School Curriculum for Teens

My four kids are all grown up and gone, but we spent a lot of time at the schoolhouse before they left! As of December, they’ll have a combined 5 bachelors degrees and 3 masters degrees. (One son decided to be a professional student and got 2 bachelors and 2 masters degrees himself until he […]

Posting Guidelines

I’m in Cedar Rapids until Sunday night, doing a wedding for some close friends and hanging out with other close friends. I will, perhaps, peek in on the blog from time to time, but having time to write a post or manage anything is unlikely. Frankly, I’m blogged out anyway! So, Post-em-if-you-got-em rules apply, contributors. […]

Rosaria Butterfield – Amazing Words of Wisdom

Rosaria is an ex-Lesbian who was part of the panel today and she was probably the most compelling speaker of the panel, though the whole group was good. But she said something that startled me and make me think: Dont let your words be stronger than your relationship! What does that mean?  That “calling out” […]