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Archive for February, 2012

The Top Blog Posts of the Week

by the Contributing Editors of SBC Today This is a list of recent blog posts which we found interesting.  That we found them interesting doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with or endorse the ideas presented in the posts, but that we found them to be intriguing and thought-provoking.  (They are listed in no particular order […]

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Pastor Search Committee 101
Part 2: The Pastor and Wife are Visiting a New Church: What to Look For

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Pastor Search Committee 101
Part 2: The Pastor and Wife are Visiting a New Church: What to Look For

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, Cartoonist, Pastor, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. This is the second article of a three part series that deals with pastor’s search committees. See “Part 1: What That Pastor Search Committee is Looking For.” Each denomination has its own approach to pastor-finding. Most […]

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Breaking News

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Breaking News

Phil Roberts Resigns as President of Midwestern Seminary. According to published reports in the Missouri Baptist Pathway and Baptist Press, the trustees of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MBTS) Friday accepted the resignation of seminary president R. Philip Roberts effective Feb. 29 during a called meeting at an airport hotel. Robin Hadaway, associate professor of missions at […]

Pastor Search Committee 101
Part 1: What That Pastor Search Committee is Looking For

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Pastor Search Committee 101
Part 1: What That Pastor Search Committee is Looking For

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, Cartoonist, Pastor, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. This is the first article of a three part series that deals with pastor’s search committees. Parts two and three will be posted soon. My wife and I were being shown around town by two ladies […]

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Review of Pastoral Theology in the Classical Tradition, by Andrew Purves

Pastoral Theology in the Classical Tradition By Andrew Purves. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox, 2001. Pp. 152. $14.99. By Wes Kenney, currently studying at SWBTS. INTRODUCTION This little book seeks to address the author’s concern that the practice of pastoral care “is, by and large, uninformed by historical practice” (5). Purves identifies the need for “a […]

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