The game of baseball closely resembles life in many ways. Chris Davis, emerging superstar of the Baltimore Orioles, is living out this truism, and it is leading him in a closer walk with the Lord.
Alabama pastor Jeff Robinson recounts several ways he has sought to help his church respond to the Supreme Court's rulings on same-sex marriage.
CRAIG REYNOLDS Talk to Craig Reynolds and you will only find out that he is a former Major League Baseball player if you know that biographical detail coming into the conversation. For Reynolds, who played in the big leagues for fifteen seasons and now serves as pastor of preaching and teaching for the […]
Columnist Jeff Robinson says that while Christians should not believe Jason Collins is a hero for coming out as gay, they nevertheless should pray for him.
William Wilberforce As the 2012 presidential election approaches, one of America’s most coveted blocks of voters, evangelicals, are desirable for good reason: they have never sat on the sidelines of the public square. Throughout the ages, faithful, biblical Christians have labored within the parameters of their respective forms of government to exert godly influence and […]
Being a member of one of New Orleans' professional sports teams, the Saints of the NFL and the Hornets of the NBA, is not easy these days. Hurricane Katrina in 2005 decapitated the Superdome, leaving the Saints without a home field for much of the season. In recent weeks, New Orleans Saints football […]
Many Southern Baptists know Annie Armstrong only as the namesake of their annual offering for North American missions. But according to church historians, she was also one of the primary shapers of the modern Southern Baptist Convention. "I tell my students that Annie Armstrong and her frequent collaborator I.T. Tichenor [longtime secretary of […]
MARTIN, Tenn. (BP)--This was not the method of church growth Dwayne Maxey had in mind when he was called as pastor of tiny Eastside Baptist Church in 2000.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–The new school of church ministries at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is proving its viability, according to dean Randy Stinson. Southern formed the school in the spring of 2009 by merging the school of church music and the school of leadership and church ministry. While some had criticized the seminary for combining the […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–The uniqueness of the call to Christian ministry is bound up in the fact that ministers will not finish what they started because they are laying the foundation upon which God is constructing His church, R. Albert Mohler Jr. told graduates at fall commencement exercises Dec. 11 at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Preaching […]