Archive for March, 2012

An Interview with Bill Harrell

Bill Harrell has served as Pastor of Abilene Baptist Church in Martinez, Georgia, for over 30 years. Over this period he has led this 200-year old church to quadruple its attendance, increase its membership by over 2,000 members, and begin hosting a region-wide “Strength for Today” television program. He has served in a number of […]

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Monday Exposition Idea:
Love the Brotherhood
(1 Peter 2:17)

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Monday Exposition Idea:
Love the Brotherhood
(1 Peter 2:17)

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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The Debate Is about Conscience, not Contraceptives

Richard Land is President of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. Note to our readers: Many Christians – both Catholics and evangelicals – have expressed profound concern about the Obama administration’s decision to force employers to include abortifacients in all health care insurance plans (including those who have religious objections to being […]

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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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Grace is Not a Substance

Matt O’Reilly is Pastor of First United Methodist Church of Union Springs, Alabama, a Ph.D candidate in New Testament at the University of Gloucestershire, and Adjunct Instructor of New Testament Greek at Asbury Theological Seminary. Connect at www.mattoreilly.net or follow on Twitter @mporeilly. New Testament scholar Craig Blomberg recently wrote on the different understandings of […]

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