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

Technology Makes Bible Study a Notetaker’s Dream

For years I, like many folks, kept handwritten notes in notebooks and three-ring binders. Then came the 1980s and the arrival of the personal computer, which made it easy to store notes in typed form on a hard drive. I soon discovered that as technology advanced and computers changed, many times early file formats were … Continue reading Technology Makes Bible Study a Notetaker’s Dream