American Churches Have Lost their Sense of Shame!

Don Boys, Ph.D. http://donboys.cstnews.com/american-churches-have-lost-their-sense-of-shame The great Sixteenth Century Italian artist Raphael (known as the “Prince of Painters”) was painting Vatican frescoes when some Roman Catholic clerics stopped to watch his work in progress. One said, “The face of the Apostle Read More …

WHY BAPTIST AND NOT METHODIST

This entry is part 6 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By R. A. Venable, D. D. Pastor First Baptist Church Meridian, Mississippi For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the first-born among many brethren. Moreover Read More …

Notes on the Study of Colossians; Pt. 4

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Colossians

I. OUTLINE OF COLOSSIANS Introductory; Col. 1:1-13. 1. Author-recipients-greeting; Col. 1:1-2. 2. Thanksgiving; Col. 1:3-8. 3. Prayer; Col. 1:9-13. I. CHRIST—His supremacy and work; Col. 1:15-23. II. CHRIST—The goal of Paul’s ministry; Col. 1:24-29; Col. 2:1-5. III. CHRIST—The antidote for Read More …

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life -That’s Blessing!

And by blessing, I don’t mean material blessings. There is an awful lot, in fact, too much talk today about material blessings. Too many mega-churches today are built around the incorrect doctrine that we should expect material blessings from God. 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 …