Individuality, Liberty and Authority

Individuality, Liberty and Authority

May 23, 2017

I arrived on the campus of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in August of 1976.  I was so excited to begin classes in the Fall term under men whom I had admired for several years.  I began to notice, however, as classes began that Fall some unique differences in the way the...[more]

Russell Moore, Jack Graham, Prestonwood and the ERLC

Russell Moore, Jack Graham, Prestonwood and the ERLC

March 23, 2017

I was present at the SBC annual meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1987 when one of the hot topics was the defunding of the Christian Life Commission.  The director of the CLC was Foy Valentine.  He was a liberal’s liberal.  He was succeeded in that position by one of his own...[more]

BSA Takes the Next Step

BSA Takes the Next Step

February 7, 2017

You may have read recently that the Boy Scouts of America have now ruled that they will allow biologically defined women who are self declared men to be members of the Boy Scouts.  It was a stunning but not at all surprising development.  A woman in Colorado whose biological daughter...[more]

The Curse of Nominal Christianity

The Curse of Nominal Christianity

November 29, 2016

Ask almost any Bible-Centered, God-glorifying, Christ-exalting and Spirit-directed pastor what his is biggest enemy inside and outside the church and he will most likely point to some expression of nominal or cultural Christianity.  The terms are interchangeable.  Nominal Christianity...[more]