Archive for August, 2012

More Than a Carpenter

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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President’s Address

DR. RICHARD FULLER Known as the “Prince of Preachers,” Richard Fuller (1804-1876) was elected SBC president in 1859-60. He baptized such people as Annie Armstrong and Joshua Levering. During the Civil War, he assisted foreign missionaries separated from the SBC Foreign Mission Board in Richmond by the fighting. Born in Beaufort, South Carolina,  Fuller enrolled […]

Rite of Passage Parenting:
That’s Not Right

By Walker Moore Too often, I take a look at something and the first thought that comes to mind is … that’s not right. I don’t know why, but I shake my head from side to side whenever that thought reaches my consciousness. Not long ago, a friend sent me a picture from a store […]

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Introducing Walker Moore

This year marks the 19th anniversary of Awe Star Ministries as well as the 39th ministry anniversary of Walker Moore, president and founder of Awe Star Ministries. During these years of service, God has used Walker and the thousands of teens he has taken overseas to dozens of countries – 40 to be exact – […]

A Commentary on Article Nine:
The Security of the Believer, of “A Statement of the Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan for Salvation”

By Johnathan Pritchett   Article 9: The Security of the Believer We affirm that when a person responds in faith to the Gospel, God promises to complete the process of salvation in the believer into eternity. This process begins with justification, whereby the sinner is immediately acquitted of all sin and granted peace with God; […]

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