FIRST-PERSON: Scoffers — then & now
Scoffers have ridiculed believers for ages; among their taunts, David Crosby notes, is the second coming of Christ. Yet: "It remains a fundamental teaching of Jesus and His church. It is not a throw-away doctrine," Crosby, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in New Orleans, writes.
Homeland with a Soundtrack: A Local Pastor Introduces New Orleans
A Buddhist monk, a Bourbon Street dancer, a day laborer from Guatemala, and a company CEO could easily run into each other at First Baptist Church of New Orleans—and they could all say hi to the Bunny Friend Eagles basketball team from the Upper Ninth. In fact, I ran into a toga-clad Buddhist […]
FIRST-PERSON: May 21 wouldn’t be the first false prediction
Harold Camping's prediction that the rapture will take place May 21 isn't the first such bold and likely wrong prediction, says pastor and columnist David Crosby.
FIRST-PERSON: Making evangelism good news again
NEW ORLEANS (BP)--My home is in New Orleans, near the mammoth Lake Pontchartrain. I walked over the levee this morning and enjoyed a stroll along the shore. Schools of fish often announce their presence by rushing to the surface when predatory redfish circle below.