Monthly Archives: June 2013

Gay Marriage: Communicate Clearly the Teaching of Scripture

“Jesus answered, ‘Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said, ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’?” (Matthew 19:4-5) Thus, for the Christian, marriage is defined. Note that […]

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Reports of Our Death are Greatly Exaggerated

The 2013 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting kicked up very little Texas dust. Other than a resolution about the gay agenda finding a home in Boys Scouts of America, the biggest news coming out of Houston was the scarcity of Southern Baptists who showed up in Houston. Low messenger registration, along with reports about declining […]

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A Father’s Day Tribute

“Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. I give you sound learning, so do not forsake my teaching. For I too was a son to my father, still tender, and cherished by my mother. Then he taught me, and he said to me, ‘Take hold of my words with all […]

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Part of the Tribe

As Southern Baptists travel to Houston for next week’s annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, I am reflecting upon some of the reasons I am a part of the Southern Baptist tribe. First, deacons from a Southern Baptist church showed up at the door of our rented house when I was five years old. […]

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Encouraging Words in the SBC Calvinism Report

I was privileged to receive an advance copy of the Calvinism Advisory Group Report that recently became public. The advisory group was assembled by the president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee, Frank Page, PhD. Page refers to himself as the CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention but defines his title as the “Chief […]

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