The SBC is corrupt, so what’s new?

By now most Southern Baptists who have a stake in the denomination have read the horrific Guidepost report on sexual abuse on the SBC Executive Committee. In a word: Disgusting. Despite all of the ungodly accounts of Baptist leaders ignoring, marginalizing, and attempting to discredit survivors of sexual abuse, the most significant takeaway is that … Continue reading The SBC is corrupt, so what’s new?

Baptist Babylon: The evil of ‘Good ‘ole boy’ culture

Southern Baptists sure have had their share of scandals and controversy over the past decade. Having served in the denomination for more than 30 years I have seen many good men and women come and go in the denomination who are committed uncompromisingly to the cause of Jesus Christ and the furtherance of the gospel … Continue reading Baptist Babylon: The evil of ‘Good ‘ole boy’ culture

How not using a turn signal and ‘riding the left lane’ points to an ‘It’s all about me’ world

Over the past several years I noticed some interesting and alarming things begin to happen in our country. For example, for as long I have been an automobile driver – which is more than 40 years now – I thought that using a turn signal when making a turn and cruising to the right on … Continue reading How not using a turn signal and ‘riding the left lane’ points to an ‘It’s all about me’ world

Seeking Truth in the 2020 Presidential Election

Sorting out what happened during the 2020 Presidential Election is like a reader attempting to predict the outcome of a mystery novel. While the mainstream media has ceremoniously dismissed President Trump’s efforts to challenge and overturn the results of the election in favor of “President-Elect” Joe Biden, alternative news sources paint a different assessment of … Continue reading Seeking Truth in the 2020 Presidential Election

In spite of disruption, God wants to do ‘a new thing’ with our lives

Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert” (Isaiah 43:19, ESV). The message of the prophet Isaiah for Israel in the second part of the book of Isaiah is hope during and after the … Continue reading In spite of disruption, God wants to do ‘a new thing’ with our lives