Archives for tag: Tony Merida

Briefly Noted: On Susan Olasky, Religious Belief, and Adoption

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In a recent article for World Magazine Susan Olasky highlights an ongoing movement that opposes international and intercultural adoptions. One hopes that movement, which has the potential to restrict Christians from being adoptive parents, does not gain traction. Olasky begins by noting that the tide seems to be turning against … Read More »

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Christ-Centered Exposition: Exalting Jesus in 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus

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Don’t say we didn’t tell you. We’re telling you now. The Christ-Centered Exposition series (B&H) has officially launched with the publication of Christ-Centered Exposition: Exalting Jesus in 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus. The series editors—Danny Akin, David Platt, and Tony Merida—serve as authorial triumvirate for the first book. Future … Read More »

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Briefly Noted: On Theology, Rap, and Pop Culture

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Admittedly, it is a cultivated taste, but I have come in recent years to have an interest in rap and hip-hop. That’s one reason why the recent edition of The Chronicle Review peaked my interest with an essay by Kristin Van Tassel entitled, “The Professor Lady Spits Rhymes” (October 12, … Read More »

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Excited To Announce The Launch of “Christ-Centered Exposition:” Exalting Jesus In Every Book Of The Bible

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At the SBC in Phoenix last year, David Platt, Tony Merida and I sat down with the great folks at Broadman & Holman to dream and brainstorm about the possibility of an expositor’s preaching commentary that would be both expositional and Christ-centered. In other words we talked about how faithful, … Read More »

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“Engaging Exposition” Named “Book of the Year”

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In case you were wondering, the answer is: “Yes, Preaching Today has named Danny Akin’s Engaging Exposition (co-authored with Bill Curtis and Stephen Rummage) the Book of the Year. And yes, this is the second time in five years that a SEBTS professor has won this award (with Greg Heisler’s … Read More »

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The Scriptures Come to Life (February 3-4, 2012)

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We at Between the Times would like to invite you to this year’s 20/20 conference, “The Scriptures Come to Life,” on Southeastern’s campus Feb 3-4, 2011. This year’s conference centers on the nature, authority, and eternal relevance of the Christian Scriptures, and features plenary sessions by Danny Akin (SEBTS), D. … Read More »

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An Invitation to Study Preaching at Southeastern

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At the heart of the pastor’s task is the proclamation of the Word of God to the people of God. We are called to be ready to preach, in season and out of season (2 Tim 4:2) because human proclamation is God’s ordained means to making known the gospel of … Read More »

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Orphanology: Awakening to Gospel-Centered Adoption and Orphan Care

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Tony Merida and Rick Morton have written an excellent new book titled Orphanology: Awakening to Gospel-Centered Adoption and Orphan Care (New Hope, 2011). You may have heard that Tony, formerly pastor of Temple Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, will be joining the SEBTS faculty this summer as associate professor of … Read More »

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