Reformation Celebration photos

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Our Reformation Celebration was a great success. Several young adults and older youth put on a Reformation Fair for our children, providing lots of fun and some significant teaching about Zwingli and the reformation in Zurich. Many of the children dressed up like characters from the 16th century. I am sure you will recognize these…

  

Now that’s an interesting idea!

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Scholars say Baptists must recover church discipline. Who would have ever thought such a thing! Isn’t it hopeful that long forgotten Baptist distinctives (to say nothing of biblical teachings!) are increasingly becoming part of our denominational discourse? Pray that such discussions won’t die out without genuine repetance serious, practical commitment to a recovery of healthy…



Secularism has little to fear from Evangelicalism

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See Kairos Journal: http://www.kairosjournal.org/Document.aspx?QuadrantID=4&CategoryID=9&TopicID=37&DocumentID=6234&L=1 Sociologist Alan Wolfe, Director of the Boisi Center at Boston University, spent several years studying the beliefs and practices of evangelical churches. Specifically, he studied whether evangelicals actually practice what they profess to believe. “In every aspect of the religious life, American faith has met American culture‚Äďand American culture has triumphed….



No applause for Condi

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What a difference four months makes. At the June Southern Baptist Convention, Condoleezza Rice was the Belle of the Ball as she received rousing ovations before, during and after her speech. Now, as Baptist Press reports, she is receiving stinging criticism from her former fans over her comments at the installation of the new global…



Calling for Truth Radio Interview today at 1PM Eastern Time

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Paul Dean and Kevin Boling, hosts of the daily talk radio show, Calling for Truth, have asked me to join them again today (Wednesday, October 25, 2006) at 1 PM Eastern time for their program. We are to discuss events of the last few weeks as well as broader concerns related to reformation within the…



Pulpit Crimes

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I am scheduled to speak at the Alpha and Omega Pulpit Crimes conference in Orlando on November 2-3 along with Burk Parsons, David King, Don Kistler, Steve Camp and, of course, James White. The conference will culiminate in a formal debate between James and John Shelby Spong on homosexuality and biblical Christianity. James and I…



Cash Feenz and the prevalence of evil

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Our town was shocked again two weeks ago when the charred bodies of two young men were discovered in a smoldering late model vehicle near an industrial park not too far from my home. Police investigations have recently uncovered some of the gruesome facts about the crime. The two teenagers were tortured and then murdered…



Another Baptist Press article

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Tammi Ledbetter has another article published by Baptist Press today. As with the previous one, I find it to be balanced and fair. There is still no mention of the exact reason that the debate was cancelled–sabotaged is a better word. I have tried to explain to people that the debate was to be about…