Many of you have sensed it already. Perhaps it was the pumpkin spice that snuck into your cornbread. Or the temperatures dipping below 90 degrees. Whatever tipped you off, there’s no deny that it’s that time of year: School is about to begin. In light of that, I wanted to pull a few helpful articles from the vault that deal with college, parenting, and family. Enjoy.
The contemporary wisdom of our day says that the more sophisticated we become, the more we’ll realize that God is “bigger than we can describe.” He’s like a mountain, and different religions are really just paths up that mountain. We may prefer our path, but the truly wise person sees that they all lead to the top in the end. This, of course, is complete silliness.
The Southern Baptist Convention’s 2017 Annual Meeting is in the books. I am leaving Phoenix encouraged by the ways that we, as Southern Baptists, are holding true to a united mission and making much-needed statements about the implications of the gospel. The unity I’ve seen has largely been the result of leadership within the SBC, for which I’m incredibly grateful.
Today I will be boarding a plane for Phoenix for the Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). The SBC’s Annual Meeting is a sort of enormous family reunion (with all the peculiarities that such a reunion entails!). As family, we come to the same table, united around the same gospel vision, knowing that we are stronger as a group of churches than we could ever be on our own.
The crisis in and around Syria now drags on into its sixth year, and new reports of atrocities in the region continue to stream in....
As a pastor, I often struggle with knowing when and how to speak about politics. On one hand, the Christian worldview has ramifications for how...