Baptist Why and Why Not – Introduction

This entry is part 1 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

[ADMIN NOTE:The posts in this series were taken from the book, “Baptist Why and Why Not” written in 1900. I believe the opinions expressed by this group of pastors are just as applicable today as they were then.] BAPTIST WHY AND Read More …

Happy Holidays!

Dear Readers, I wonder how many of you, when first seeing the title at the top of this post, said to yourself, Oh no! Even the evangelist is saying “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas”! Well, I read something the other Read More …

Weddings: Wacky, Wrong, and Worthy!

Dr. Don Boys, Ph.D. The U.S. Supreme Court used its combined wisdom to redefine marriage which it had no authority to do since God decided on marriages long before any judge, bureaucrat, state, or nation existed. Marriage has been on Read More …

Billy Graham, the Cowboy, the Wiretapper, and the Mobster!

Don Boys, Ph.D. http://donboys.cstnews.com/billy-graham-the-cowboy-the-wiretapper-and-the-mobster In Billy Graham’s 1949 Los Angeles Tent Crusade over 350,000 people came to the “Canvas Cathedral” during eight exciting weeks. According to the media about 3,000 people trusted Christ or “hit the sawdust trail.” Thousands of Read More …

Who Killed Highland Park Baptist / Tennessee Temple Univ?

Who Killed Tennessee Temple University? Don Boys, Ph.D. Every organization contains within it the seeds of its own destruction. That fact is obvious in the decay, dissolution, and death of Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga, Tennessee. On succeeding days, the Read More …

Must We Pray Before Meals?

Last weekend, my sons and I went to a car show. When we left, one son took the metro home to Virginia and I rode home to Maryland with the other. On the way, we stopped for burgers and fries Read More …

Pulpit Plagiarism?

Originally posted By Dr. James L. Wilson – (FreshMinistry.org) at www.sermons.logos.com “I only read sermon books for inspiration,” is a statement that reminds me a lot of people who say, “I only buy those magazines for the articles.” I believe Read More …

Baptist leaders examine ministry in ‘new marriage culture’

Times they are a changing… Just in from an article in  The Alabama Baptist  “No issue such as same-sex ‘marriage’ should occupy the center of the church’s focus, only the gospel,” Iorg said. “To do that the church must reassert Read More …

Faulkner, James R. “J.R.” 1914-2009

Dr. Faulkner was one of my favorite preachers. I attended his “Men’s class” for Sunday School while a student at TTU many years ago and enjoyed a couple of motorcycle rides with him while there.  I ran across this obit Read More …

Let’s Build Churches With Real Relationships!

Let’s Build Churches With Real Relationships! by Ron Maggard http://worldlink.wordpress.com/ In a day when most of us have closer friendships on Facebook than we have in our real face to face lives it is little wonder that we have difficulties Read More …

Churches Changing Bylaws After Gay Marriage Ruling

Associated Press ^ | 8/24/13 | Travis Loller NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Worried they could be sued by gay couples, some churches are changing their bylaws to reflect their view that the Bible allows only marriage between one man and Read More …

Christians Being Targeted in Egypt

Bits and Pieces from around the web, concerning the recent attacks on Christians and christian churches, monasteries and orphanages.       “CAIRO (AP) — An international human rights group has chronicled attacks on 42 churches, dozens of Christian institutions Read More …

Nine Key Characteristics of Faith

1)  Biblical faith by definition is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. If faith, therefore, is a substance, that means that it is tangible matter; a real thing. It is the reality of what Read More …