Category: Guest Author

Cremation: Is it a pattern that Christians should follow?

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 […]

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Face Down

by Brian Robertson In 1857, an event took place that changed the spiritual direction of America. Similar to present-day happenings, the financial state of America was in turmoil. In August, the Ohio Life Insurance and Trust Company failed. This reverberated throughout the U.S. and especially Wall Street as 55 banks held interests in the company. […]

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The Exchange

By Walker Moore   Not long ago, at a flea market in Piedras Negras, Mexico, I spoke with the saddest man I’ve ever met. For 27 years, he had served as a pastor–not just a pastor, but one of the most prominent pastors in his city. He had given his life to teaching, preaching the […]

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Giglio, God, Gays, and Veritaphobia

  by Ron Hale He has served as Pastor, Church Planter, Strategist (NAMB), Director of Missions, and Associate Executive Director of Evangelism and Church Planting for a State Convention, and now in the 4th quarter of ministry as Minister of Missions. Pastor Louie Giglio has been pressured off the stage of President Obama’s second inauguration – […]

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Practical Applications of Romans 9

By Johnathan Pritchett Romans 9 is hardly preached in SBC churches, even in Reformed SBC churches. The problem is that most pastors simply don’t know what to do with it other than explain it in light of current debates between Calvinists and non-Calvinists, Traditionalists, and Arminians. Every so often, a Southern Baptist exposition of the […]

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