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

November 9, 2011


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 […]

Great Article on the SBC Name Change Debate

October 27, 2011


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 […]

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

September 20, 2011


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.  […]

Purpose: Missional or Disciplemaker?

September 19, 2011


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 […]

Fighting Over Inerrancy Again?

September 16, 2011


It seems that the issue of inerrancy has again crept into the world of the Southern Baptist Convention.  Check out the article here. Just one quick note, the fight for inerrancy and truth has not ended.  It will never end until Jesus returns.  This is why doctrine matters.  To deny the truth of God’s Word […]

Great Sermon

May 4, 2011


I highly recommend listening to this sermon that was delivered by Josh Smith at SWBTS chapel.  He spoke my heart beat. Click here

D O N ‘ T – W A S T E – Y O U R – L I F E

April 26, 2011


Twenty-five years ago I sat among my graduating classmates listening to Senator Dale Bumpers of Arkansas give a graduation address.  I don’t remember his talking points, I was more interested in getting my diploma and getting to the graduation festivities, but I do remember him giving us advice for a successful life. This year I […]