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
de•ba•cle n. A sudden, disastrous collapse, downfall, or defeat; a rout. n. A total, often ludicrous failure. It is now evident to most Americans that electing Joe Biden was a massive mistake. Events of Biden’s first eight months in office are leading more and more people to wonder if those crazy allegations of election irregularities … Continue reading The Biden Debacle
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
Since 2016, it hasn't been easy for evangelicals, like myself, to defend Donald Trump's administration.
We are all reminded often how print media is dying and that no one reads newspapers anymore. Of course many of the same people who pronounce the death of print neglect to mention that most modern newspapers – like your own local newspaper – also reach a significant audience not only in print but via … Continue reading Is it time to delete your Facebook page?
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
We are only a few days away from the critical 2020 election and it appears — if polls are to be believed — that President Trump has no chance against Democrat challenger Joe Biden. What this would mean for our country is great, and according to some pundits, has the potential to change the USA … Continue reading What this election means
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
It’s hard to believe now, but when the iPhone came into being in 2007 there was a group of employees at the North American Mission Board (NAMB) in Alpharetta, Ga., who got together regularly over lunch to discuss how to use the revolutionary new device. I was one of those employees from 2002 until 2010, … Continue reading Evernote App Enhances Bible Study, Organization
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