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 […]
About a month ago I called an audible requesting Missouri Baptists on April 8 to enter into a special time of prayer and fasting. In response, some are organizing prayer times in their homes or church houses. Others plan to join us in the Baptist Building in Jefferson City. We are taking time to pray […]
“Drink often with Jesus. “For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; He will lead them to springs of living water (Revelation 7:17). “You can meet with the Lord immediately. He is always accessible. Get on your knees and pour out your soul in prayer. Drink in the love of […]
Ron Owens was leading worship today at the MO retreat for directors of missions. He gave us a quote that was too profound to keep in the room. “In our nation . . . we have deified man, humanized God and minimized sin.” How incredibly profound and so amazingly accurate of our times.
Robert E. Coleman writes in The Coming World Revival, “To a remarkable degree, revivals have molded the course of the church in America. Peter G. Mode of the University of Chicago says that ‘more than any other phenomenon, they have supplied the landmarks of our religious history.’ William Warren Sweet has characterized revivals as ‘cascades […]