Category: Evangelism

How God Captured a Samurai

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, former Pastor of seven churches, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. In the summer of 1964, I arrived on campus at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary to work on a degree that would train me to pastor a church. Among the unexpected delights of […]

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Monday Exposition Idea:
For the Gospel’s Sake
(1 Corinthians 9:19-23)

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Monday Exposition Idea:
For the Gospel’s Sake
(1 Corinthians 9:19-23)

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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Theological Vocabulary Thursday
The Free Offer of the Gospel

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Theological Vocabulary Thursday
The Free Offer of the Gospel

  By Ron F. Hale, Minister of Missions, West Jackson Baptist Church. Jackson, TN Does God have a universal saving will that desires the salvation of all people who will believe, or was our Lord’s atonement only sufficient for some? Should the Gospel be preached to all indiscriminately with the purpose of calling everyone to […]

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Lessons Learned from Iraq that Apply to Ministry Anywhere:
A Southern Baptist Chaplain in Action

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Lessons Learned from Iraq that Apply to Ministry Anywhere:
A Southern Baptist Chaplain in Action

By Dr. Page Brooks, Chaplain for the Louisiana National Guard, Assistant Professor of Theology and Islamic Studies at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and Founding Co-Pastor of the Mosaic Church in New Orleans Throughout the Bible we see where God sometimes leads individuals into the desert to teach them some powerful spiritual lessons. Whether it […]

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A Further Explanation about GCR

By Dr. Ted Traylor, Pastor, Olive Baptist Church, Pensacola, FL Dr. Ted Traylor, Pastor of Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida and member of the Great Commission Resurgence Task Force, shared his perspective about GCR on the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary campus recently in a GCR Pastor’s Conference, an event sponsored by the Leavell Center […]