A few days ago Brother Dave Miller presented, what I thought, a very good article on the recent actions of President Trump and the response to Syria’s chemical attack on its own people. His ultimate conclusion was that he saw the argument from both sides of the perspective, and that there isn’t a clear cut, […]
When I was elected president of the Pastors’ Conference, the first thing I was told was that I could not do the job. The man who told me that was absolutely right. I was totally incapable of effectively planning and managing the PC. What he didn’t know is that I had two great officers in […]
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I love the scene in “O Brother, Where Art Thou” when Pete and Everett are arguing about who should be in charge and decide to take a vote. Pete: Suits me. I’m voting for yours truly. Ulysses Everett McGill: Well I’m voting for yours truly too. [Everett and Pete look at Delmar for the deciding […]
Last year, the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions was a stupendous $165.8 million infusion into our flagship SBC mission board which had been struggling financially with serious and continuing deficits. Over 1,000 personnel, mostly overseas workers, took the early retirement offers and reductions in personnel costs put the board on a sustainable path. […]
This year’s SBC Pastor’s Conference is June 11-12 in Phoenix, Arizona. The conference will feature 12 preachers who all come from average-size SBC churches. They will be preaching through the book of Philippians over the course of the two day conference. As you know, the speakers for the conference met at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary for […]
There’s something I’ve noticed about my church planting friends. They work hard. They are constantly knocking on doors, hosting outreach events in their community, and teaching people the Bible wherever they go. Sometimes I get tired just reading their Facebook posts. There’s something I’ve noticed about my friends who pastor established churches. They work hard. […]