Every morning, the Wall Street Journal arrives at my office. I read it to capture a relatively balanced view of cultural trends and financial markets in the U.S. and the world. Needless to say, I was shocked that the Journal ran articles about Southern Baptists and Apple Corporation’s Tim Cook on the same page. Interestingly, […]
If the goal in life is the accumulation of enough so that we are finanicially autonomous, re-read Revelation 3:14-19. The passage has application for churches and the character of individual believers. The walk of faith with our Lord declares dependence on Him at every level of life.
I sat next to a young church planter, Joel St-Cyr. Earlier in the conversation, he told how God was moving in such a fashion that the one year old church plant was often experiencing 200 in worship attendance in Montreal, the most unreached city in North America. It is still embryonic, but there seems to […]
Considering the complex issues swirling around the SBC, I’m not sure anyone has a definitive word on how to fix what ails us, especially as we rub against a culture increasingly more hostile to the Gospel. There is no silver bullet to fix all that plagues our great convention of churches. Truth is, we are […]
Dennis and Barbara Rainey tell the story of Jonathan and Sarah Edwards. This colonial couple left a legacy that was much larger than either of them could have imagined. The Raineys write, “Jonathan Edwards felt God’s call to become a minister. He and his young bride began a pastorate in a small congregation. During the […]