Category Archives for Testimony

When A Pastor Falls

November 10, 2016

By Brad Whitt, Pastor
Abilene Baptist Church
Martinez, GA

This article originally appeared at Pastor Brad Whitt’s blog and is used by permission.

I was talking with my dad the other day when he made that all-to-familiar and sad statement: “Did you hear about Pastor ___________? He’s been having an affair.” Continue reading

Child Evangelism and Calvinism

December 3, 2014

Editor’s Note: We generally do not publish anonymous works. However, the desire of this author to remain unidentified while describing personal situations prompted an exception in this case.

I’m a former Calvinist who could really use some help. When evangelizing Jews, atheists, Jehovah’s Witnesses or any other type of person, there are a lot of resources to guide me. But I haven’t found any help on how to witness to a confused child—young or adult—of a Calvinist. I experienced the new Reformed movement without the influence of the non-Calvinist majority. I have seen it for the past fifteen years—long enough to observe its affects on the second generation. As I share examples from my former church, friends and relatives, I must keep these details vague in order to protect both their identities and mine. For this reason, I am writing anonymously.

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Owies and Empathy

May 5, 2013

by Walker Moore

Today, I’ve been sitting at my computer and thinking. But I’m not good at sitting. I want to be out and about, interacting with people. And I’m really not good at thinking. Do you know how hard it is and how much energy it takes? It’s probably a good thing I’m sitting while I’m thinking. After using all that energy to think, I don’t have any left to stand up.

Right now, I’m sitting here thinking about this column. For years, I’ve called it “Rite of Passage Parenting,” but in reality it should be called, “What Walker’s Thinking as he Sits in Front of His Computer.” But no one would read a column with that title. Maybe I should call it “Walker’s Ramblings.” That would be a more accurate label. Continue reading

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