Cohabitation and Marriage

Cohabitation and Marriage

June 29, 2017

Read these results from a recently released study on cohabitation in our culture, “cohabitation before marriage is now what the majority agrees is the best indicator of whether a couple is ready to get married.  Sixty-five percent of those surveyed agreed that cohabitation is a good...[more]

Biblical Evangelism

Biblical Evangelism

June 20, 2017

Anne and I have just returned from Phoenix, AZ.  We made the trip to attend the meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention.  I love going with the other messengers from all over the world to these meetings.  To plug in completely to what goes on at an SBC meeting requires a huge...[more]

Some Grandparenting Lessons

Some Grandparenting Lessons

May 31, 2017

I have just returned with Anne from a few days with our daughter, her husband, and their three children.  I am wired to analyze everyone and every situation.  So while there with them for the last few days, my thoughts turned first to being a grandparent and second to how parents relate...[more]

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]