“These Calvinistic reinventions mean that the obvious meaning of such verses and passages do not mean what they so palpably say and seem to mean … I find such to not only be biblically unwarranted but a woefully dishonoring view of both God and man.”
“Most preachers I know are forever on the lookout for good sermon outlines. Of course, those who preach expositionally will (or should be!) taking their outlines from the text itself” — Dr. David L. Allen
Among Southern Baptists, at least, missionary numbers didn’t go down because of 9/11. Many candidates came forward declaring God had called them to follow Him into a dangerous world.
If a preacher believes in the inerrancy of Scripture and aims to deliver text-driven sermons, this test is no small matter.
“If your wife warns you to be on guard concerning a certain woman, you would be wise to heed her advice and foolish and without excuse if you do not” — Tommy Kiker, professor at SWBTS.