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George W. Truett: 1929

As the time of the Memphis Convention (1929) drew near, Dr. Truett was greatly troubled. He knew that above all else it was important that his people be summoned to earnest prayer and to renewed spiritual emphasis. The following prayer of his for the approaching Memphis Convention was printed by the magazine, Home and Foreign […]

Reforming the Deacons (Part 4):
More than 40 Acts of Service

  By Joe McKeever, Preacher, Cartoonist, Pastor, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans     Today’s post continues a series of articles concerning the ministry of deacons in the local church. To see the earlier articles in this series by Dr. McKeever, click on the following links to […]

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Discussion vs. Debate:
A model for SBCToday commentary, and wherever Christians assemble to talk theology

Norm Miller is the director of communications and marketing at Truett-McConnell College. Discussion vs. Debate: The title itself invites both its subjects. Honestly, to which are we most prone? There, I did it again: invited either a discussion or debate or both. Webster defines a discussion as an informal debate, and a formal debate as […]

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Established Faith Begins at The Cross

By Bob Williford, former director of the Hope Migrant Mission Center at the Migrant Farm Labor Center near Hope, Arkansas (a ministry of the Arkansas Baptist Convention), and author of Fence Post Digest blog. Colossians 2:7-15 7 having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as […]

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The Top Blog Posts of the Week

by the Contributing Editors of SBC Today This is a list of recent blog posts which we found interesting.  That we found them interesting doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with or endorse the ideas presented in the posts, but that we found them to be intriguing and thought-provoking.  (They are listed in no particular order […]

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