Archive for March, 2013

He is not here! He has risen, just as He said.

Dr. David Allen @ the John 3:16 Conference

Does Regeneration Precede Faith? *As this is a summary of Dr. Allen’s manuscript, some footnotes that would normally appear may have been omitted. “Most Calvinists believe that regeneration precedes faith,” said David Allen at the March 21-22 John 3.16 Conference held at North Metro First Baptist Church outside Atlanta, Ga. Allen cited Boettner, Pink, Sproul […]

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NASCAR’s Kyle Busch wins at Fontana

by Norm Miller Between catnaps last Sunday (March 24), I watched the NCAA and NASCAR. Every time I’d awaken, I’d change the channel. I must take only catnaps, as my wife will commandeer the remote if I snore for too long. I had kept fairly close tabs on the NASCAR race at Fontana, Calif., and […]

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Dr. Jerry Vines @ John 3:16 Conference

“This is currently the burning question in Southern Baptist life: ‘For whose sins did Jesus die?’” Dr. Jerry Vines — organizer of the John 3.16 Conference held at North Metro First Baptist Church March 21-22 – was the conference’s initial plenary speaker. “I want to attempt to answer the  question biblically.… I want to know […]

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Dr. Caner @ John 3.16 Conference

Salvation in the eyes of the local church Dr. Emir Caner, president of Truett-McConnell College — addressed issues surrounding varying understandings of salvation within SBC churches, particularly in the discussion of Calvinism. He stated that the understanding of salvation impacts the local church and its effectiveness in fulfilling the Great Commission. Because of the many […]

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