The prophet Elijah was a man who had always taken care of himself. But suddenly (in 1 Kings 17:2-7) God took away all of Elijah’s ability to provide and drove him into the wilderness. And there he taught him a major lesson, one that He has to teach anyone that He … Read More »
Continuing the series on biblical and practical thoughts on parenting, I want to share a list that I adapted from an article by John Rosemond titled “Your Child’s Bill of Rights: 10 Things You Owe to Your Kids.” It was published in the magazine Better Homes and Gardens in the … Read More »
Last week, Southern Baptists held their annual Convention in Houston, Texas. In general, I think it was a very good gathering. I returned to Wake Forest very hopeful about the direction Southern Baptists are heading, with one important exception (see below). Every year, I try to offer some reflections on … Read More »
Luc Ferry’s A Brief History of Thought (2011) is a very pretty piece of humanism in which he notes that philosophy is a search for salvation. The author surveys five major eras, or “great moments,” of thought: early Greek dominance, the Christian middle ages, the Enlightenment that birthed modern philosophy, … Read More »
As many readers know, Southeastern Seminary president Danny Akin preached this year’s Convention sermon. We posted his manuscript last Thursday, shortly before he preached the sermon. The message was titled “Will Southern Baptists by Great Commission Baptists? Six Marks of a Great Commission People.” The text was Romans 15:14–24. If … Read More »
I know that this post will seem pedestrian for some of our readers who are seasoned Southern Baptists. Nevertheless, many of our readers are either students or folks from other ecclesial traditions. If the previous sentence describes you, then know that this post is written primarily with you in mind. … Read More »
Daniel Akin, President of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, recaps the 2013 SBC Annual Meeting.
Chuck Lawless, Dean of Graduate Studies, talks about the Wednesday morning session of SBC Annual Meeting.
Will Southern Baptists Be Great Commission Baptists? (Six Marks of a Great Commission People) Romans 15:14-24 Introduction: 1) At the Southern Baptist Convention in New Orleans in 2012, messengers approved by a slim 53% margin using the name “Great Commission Baptists” as an alternative or complementary designation for our convention … Read More »