Archive for February, 2013

Interview: Dr. Jerry Vines

Dr. Jerry Vines is Pastor Emeritus of First Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Florida. He holds a Th.D. from Luther Rice University and Seminary. A former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Dr. Vines inaugurated the first John 3.16 Conference in 2008. The SBC’s Baptist Press covered the event. ( In the weeks preceding this year’s Conference, […]

Baptists, Cheshire Cheese, and Religious Liberty—WHAT!

by Ronnie Rogers Ronnie Rogers is senior pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Norman, Okla., a university city cited by the North American Mission Board in 2006 as the most unchurched in the state. Pastor Rogers’ expositional sermons draw large collegiate crowds during the school year as he preaches and teaches (and writes) from a […]

Read more ...

The Crown of All the Psalms

  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 […]

Read more ...

Parts is Parts

  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.   In my travels to teach and preach, people often ask me, “How many countries have you been to?” I have a hard time answering this question. I don’t […]

Read more ...