Archive for October, 2012

Soul-Winner: Monty McWhorter

by Dan Nelson For 28 years, Dan Nelson has served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Camarillo, Calif. Pastor Nelson will submit a series of posts to SBCToday about people who influenced him for the sake of evangelism. What a joy it is to be around Monty McWhorter, who has served in the Evangelism […]

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The Righteous One and the Wicked One

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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Too often, God gets blamed for what He did not cause.

A Biblical Critique of Calvinism Part 9: The Theodical Aspect of the Gospel Invitation by Dr. Michael A. Cox, Pastor of First Baptist Church in Pryor, Oklahoma, and author of Not One Little Child: A Biblical Critique of Calvinism ————————————– This is the twelfth of a series of articles by Dr. Cox, with a Biblical critique of […]

“Remember son, you can’t make nothing grow!
Only the good Lord can do that!”

SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS, 1971, part I By Carl E. Bates   Carl E. Bates (d.) was born on a farm in Amite County outside of Liberty, Miss. Though raised in a Christian home, Bates was not converted until he was 19. Bates graduated from Mississippi College, and later from Southern Seminary. Bates served […]

The Gift

By Walker Moore Walker Moore founded AweStar Ministries, a missions organization that has put thousands of teens on fields ‘white unto harvest’ around the world.   (Editor’s note: This is by far one of the best article I’ve ever read from the hand of my longtime friend, Walker Moore, president of AweStar Ministries. The same […]