Drawing the Digital Net

“The digital age is not reverting to its pre-pandemic dormancy. It is here to stay. Gospel preachers must find ways to reach a digital audience with the gospel and give clear next-steps for response.” READ MORE…

Noel: Great Wonders through Unlikely People

The wonder of Christ’s incarnation should cause all of our souls to leap for joy in these cradles of flesh. Yes, because of the magnitude of the grace of God who tabernacled with us. But also, even if only in some small way, to know that God often works through the unlikliest of people to accomplish the greatest of wonders. Unlikely people like you and me are on every page of God’s redemptive story unfolding through the generations.

Steady Christian Hope in Fluctuant Political Waves

We should vote and work at all times that the righteousness of heaven would be reflected in the laws of men. But we must be ever mindful of these fluctuant waves that compose the shifting terrain of our Christian politic. Our hope is not in a political party, a political candidate, or a political system. The governance of men could never comprehensively reflect the righteousness of heaven. And there is our citizenship—beyond the waves, beyond the horizon. Ours is an onward and upward call. A relentless pursuit of the personal and corporate perfection that will be ours to claim “when the Son of Man comes in his glory.” 

Criticism and Ridicule in Religious Warfare

“No spirit is more destructive than the spirit of censorious or belittling criticism… Ridicule is a poor weapon in religious warfare.”

– I.J. Van Ness, The Baptist Spirit (1914)

Concentric Circles of Cooperation in Southern Baptist Life

How do Southern Baptists Cooperate? And how does the BFM2000 guard and guide their cooperation? The nature of cooperation in Southern Baptist life is a multi-layered approach to good-faith cooperation for the fulfillment of the Great Commission in our neighborhoods and to the nations. #SBC

Gather to Evangelize

Churches should use all the tools of their time to reach the world with the gospel. But to be empowered for effective witness, even in our day, we must regularly, physically gather with the body of Christ. We must gather to evangelize. READ MORE…

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