Old Friends, Prayers, and Dreams

An old friend recently contacted me. We will refer to him by the name of “Bob” for the sake of his anonymity. Bob confided in me some issues he and his family was having with some things, especially, finances. Bob had hopes to get a job that he was going to interview for. This job[Continue Reading…]

Why care about the CBF? – Response

David Roach has written an article published at the Baptist Press titled, Why care about the CBF?. Roach describes a recent experience he had when visiting the CBF’s General Assembly. The thesis of his article is that the CBF is still useful to the SBC, not necessarily for the ministry, but as a reminder of[Continue Reading…]

Business Meeting – Part 2

Well, I was able to go to the business meeting this past Sunday. It was not as bad as I envisioned. Here is a brief recap: Lady #1 said, we need to be bible believing/following Christians and if the Bible says that women cannot be deacons than we should not encourage women to be deacons.[Continue Reading…]

The Sit Down…

Last week I wrote a post called A New Addition – where I recounted a recent sermon I heard about the requirement of tithing. Tuesday I was able to sit down with the speaker of that message for lunch. We were able to discuss what took place, and how I felt about it. I am[Continue Reading…]

Full-Time Ministry

It’s official… I am in full-time ministry… yep I said it. Believe it or not, I am here. You see, I was working part-time for Southeastern Seminary up until a few days ago. They always said it was my “ministry.” A few weeks ago my wife and I decided it was time for me to[Continue Reading…]

George Orwell, Language, and Words

“Objective consideration of contemporary phenomena compels the conclusion that success or failure in competitive activities exhibits no tendency to be commensurate with innate capacity, but that a considerable element of the unpredictable must invariably be taken into account.” – Ecclesiastes 9:11 The other night I was listening to the radio and I happened upon a[Continue Reading…]