A Christian's identity, Charles Patrick writes, is not defined by one's preferred coffee, clothing, blog, smartphone or political party, but is rooted in two words: "in Christ."
An out-of-service DSL modem prompts Charles Patrick, vice president for strategic initiatives and communications at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, to see some spiritual DSL-type lessons. "Plug the 'DSL cable' back into the Holy Spirit modem and approach the throne of God," Patrick counsels. "He is waiting with unlimited upload and download bandwidth."
Columnist Charles Patrick shares lessons learned while celebrating 33 prisoners completing an undergraduate program through Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary at a maximum security facility in Rosharon, Texas.
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- The library of the late Adrian Rogers, one of Southern Baptists' most admired preachers, has been given by his widow Joyce and the Rogers family to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. The donation includes 3,500 books, sermon notes, photographs, letters and desks of Rogers, a three-time president of the Southern Baptist Convention and pastor of the Memphis-area Bellevue Baptist Church from 1972-2005.