Electronic Versus Paper: In What to Invest for Study Materials?

November 9, 2011

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I came across this “White Paper” by Dr. James Wicker, Associate Professor of New Testament at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, concerning the debate on whether to buy traditional book materials for study or go to electronic books and bible search programs.  I found it helpful and it reinforced my decision two years ago to move […]

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Great Article on the SBC Name Change Debate

October 27, 2011

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I am linking to this article by my friend Tim Rogers.  He uses a well reasoned argument concerning the debate over whether we change our name or not.  Below is my response to his piece: Tim Well argued. We are not seeking to win people to the SBC, but to Jesus. When I witness, I […]

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Absurdity To Show The Absurd: The Changing Of A Name

September 22, 2011

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To find articles both pro and con concerning the discussion surrounding the name change of the SBC click here. I was speaking with a good friend today and the topic of the name change for the SBC came up.  My friend is totally against any such change and I have to believe his reasoning is […]

Baptist Distinctives “SBC Today” Style

September 21, 2011

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Dr. Steve Lemke is the provost a the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  He and the seminary have also adopted the old group blog that I once participated in, SBC Today.  Dr. Lemke has written a series of posts on distinctive Baptist beliefs that separate us from Presbyterians.  One of the best has been his […]

Should The SBC Change Her Name?

September 20, 2011

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Recently Bryant Wright established a task force to see if the Southern Baptist Convention should change her name.  My friend Bart Barber has written an excellent piece on this here.  I highly recommend it.

Was Jesus a Communist and A Supporter of Governmental Redistribution of Wealth?

September 20, 2011

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A recent article by Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite in the Washington Post aroused my interest.  Not because I am a bit of a political junkie and I keep up with most things political, but because Thistlethwaite invoked God and the Bible to back up President Obama’s recent Jobs Act that includes $1.5 trillion in tax increases.  […]

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Purpose: Missional or Disciplemaker?

September 19, 2011

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It has always been the view of Courageously Baptist that the church is called to make disciples as the Great Commission of Jesus commands.  Contrary to this here has been a lot of talk over the last few years about being missional in our focus, purpose, and strategy.  Mike Breen has written an article concerning […]

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