14 July by Mike Leake

What Did Jesus Mean When He Told Us Not to Judge?


It’s Friday night. It’s Fall. It’s Football season. You load your family up in the minivan to support the local high-school football team. You scan the bleachers for a space large enough to contain your squirrely children. Up a few rows in the bleachers you find a spot and unpack the house and set up […]

13 July by John Roland

My top 10 tips of advice to a church walking through a scandal


Sadly, it appears church after church are having to respond to immoral actions of pastors falling from grace. It deeply grieves me and causes me to really hurt for those churches. Young Christians and seekers become disillusioned and it can become a major crisis of faith for many within the church. Doubt and gossip can […]

12 July by Dave Miller

No, We Have NOT Shut Down


This is the fewest posts we’ve had at SBC Voices in a week since I took over this site about a hundred years ago. I apologize for the lack of diligence. I have been both lazy and busy. I guess I’m going through my normal post-SBC burnout phase. It tends to happen. Evidently, my crack […]

9 July by Dan Barnes

Simple Things Work


If you have read my posts, you know I am a Sunday school guy.  Specifically, I am a fan of Lifeway Sunday school. I believe it works, and I think churches will grow if they use it correctly. Read David Francis’ books on Sunday school. Download then free at Lifeway’s website. There are simple things […]

8 July by Guest Blogger

Why Marijuana Should Remain Illegal (by David Brumbelow)


David is a pastor and author of “Ancient Wine and the Bible.”  He writes at gulfcoastpastor.blogspot.com. Washington State has become the second state to legalize marijuana. Christians need to be prepared to speak to this issue.  Reasons to oppose marijuana are here given in the form of Questions and Answers. 1.  Marijuana is no more […]

8 July by Todd Benkert

An Acts 17 Moment: What Burger King has right about LGBT people


The new Proud Whopper is the latest instance of a corporation coming out in support of the LGBT community.  While evangelicals reject these types of campaigns as contrary to the Bible’s teaching about sexuality, the Proud Whopper provides us with an Acts 17 moment.  Burger King has unwittingly made a statement about LGBT people that evangelical […]

7 July by Jared Moore

Critical Review of God’s Grand Design: The Theological Vision of Jonathan Edwards


Critical Review of God’s Grand Design: The Theological Vision of Jonathan Edwards