Archive for March, 2012

What Makes Small Churches Great Churches:
Part 3: Unity

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What Makes Small Churches Great Churches:
Part 3: Unity

Dr. Thomas Douglas Pastor Parkway Baptist Church Kansas City, KS This is the fourth article in the series on the importance of small churches. The previous articles are: The Introduction (an overview and rationale for the series) Part 1: Truth (an overview and rationale for the series) Part 2: Mature Love (the imperative of having […]

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Why Your Faith Is Secure, Part 4:
It Is a Logical Necessity

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Why Your Faith Is Secure, Part 4:
It Is a Logical Necessity

by Steve Lemke, Provost, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics, McFarland Chair of Theology, and Director of the Baptist Center for Theology and Ministry at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. We have been examining reasons for the security of the believer from Ephesians 1 and other Scriptures – that persons who are genuinely saved are saved […]

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The BioLogos-Southern Baptist Theologian Dialogue:
Theistic Evolution vs. Creationism

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The BioLogos-Southern Baptist Theologian Dialogue:
Theistic Evolution vs. Creationism

The BioLogos Foundation is a group of Christians who see “evolution as the means by which God created life, in contrast to Atheistic Evolutionism, Intelligent Design, and Creationism.” In essence they are looking to prove that the findings in science are compatible with the Christian faith. BioLogos was founded by Francis Collins, the former head […]

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Calvinism and Arminianism: Two Rivers that Run Through Us

By Ron F. Hale. He has served as Pastor, Church Planter, Strategist (NAMB), Director of Missions, Associate Executive Director of Evangelism and Church Planting for a State Convention, and now in the 4th quarter of ministry as Minister of Missions. While living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I loved looking down at the cityscape from the perch […]

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Monday Exposition Idea:
A Sign for Good
(Psalm 86:17)

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Monday Exposition Idea:
A Sign for Good
(Psalm 86:17)

By Franklin L. Kirksey, Pastor, First Baptist Church of Spanish Fort, Alabama, and author of Sound Biblical Preaching: Giving the Bible a Voice. These expositions by Dr. Kirksey are offered to suggest sermon or Bible study ideas for pastors and other church leaders, both from the exposition and from the illustrative material, or simply for […]

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