Archive for October, 2012

Things Money Can’t Buy

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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Is there such a thing “the Baptist Belief”? — part II

(cont’d. from Sunday, Sept. 30) SBC PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION San Francisco, California, 1962 HERSCHEL H. HOBBS (d.) served two terms, from 1961 to 1963, as president of the Southern Baptist Convention. Considered one of the most influential Southern Baptists of the 20th Century, Hobbs chaired the committee that wrote the 1963 Baptist Faith […]

Not My Bible

by Walker Moore, founder, AweStar Ministries ( When not traveling on Sundays, I attend Parkview Church in Tulsa, Okla. If you visit our church, you’d come away scratching your head. There’s not a park to be seen. I asked one of our founding members about our church’s name. He told me when it was built, […]

A Biblical Critique of Calvinism
Part 7: The Image of God 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 tenth of a series of articles by Dr. Cox, with a Biblical critique of Calvinism drawn in part from his book Not One Little Child. All Scripture […]

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Ancient Wine Production and the Bible

By David R. Brumbelow, Highlands, Texas. David Brumbelow is a pastor, and a graduate of East Texas Baptist Uuniversity and Southwestern Seminary. He is author of “Ancient Wine and the Bible: The Case for Abstinence,” (; foreword by Paige Patterson. He blogs at Misperceptions abound about the Bible and wine.  Many believe the wine […]

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