Archive for June, 2013

Gaines to nominate Barber for SBC 1st veep

FORT WORTH — Bart Barber, lead pastor of First Baptist Church in Farmersville, Texas, will be nominated for 1st vice president at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Houston, June 11-12. Steve Gaines, pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tenn., announced the nomination and his endorsement of Barber on Twitter June […]

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Close Encounter of the God-Kind

by Walker Moore In this journey called life, I’ve had more than my fair share of unusual encounters. I don’t know why God has allowed these into my life. If they don’t come at every corner, they come at every other one. Some of these encounters come in bits and pieces, much like a 1,000-piece […]

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Mary Dyer: Martyr, Mother, and Mutineer!

“Understanding our day demands understanding the day before.  This means history.” James Emery White  On the first day of June in 1660, Mary Dyer was hanged for her religious beliefs in Boston, Massachusetts.  She left behind six children and a husband.  Like many Quakers, Baptists, and Separatists in early America, Mary Dyer was willing to […]

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Dr. Adam Harwood to NOBTS

CONGRATULATIONS! The trustees of NOBTS elected Dr. Adam Harwood to that seminary’s faculty today. Dr. Harwood leaves Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland, Ga., to fill these roles at the seminary: Associate Professor of Theology; McFarland Chair of Theology; Director of the Baptist Center for Theology & Ministry; and Editor of the Journal for Baptist Theology & […]

Pre-SBC Bible Conference, Southview Baptist Church

Southview Baptist Church Pastors Steve Brumbelow and Kyle Gulledge invite you to attend an outstanding Bible conference June 7-9 prior to the Southern Baptist Convention in Houston. Come hear: Paige Patterson, Jerry Vines, Phil Hoskins, Bill Harrell, Jeff Schreve and Malcolm Ellis. Southview Baptist Church in Rosharon, Texas, is located on Hwy 288, south of Houston, and one mile south of Hwy. 6. For more info, […]