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“In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you”             I Thess. 5.18. On the slim chance that you have pushed away from the table — the turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, etc. — and venture onto the blog today or tomorrow, please list three of God’s blessings […]

Why I vote

by David R. Brumbelow David R. Brumbelow is pastor of Northside Baptist Church in Highlands, Texas. He holds a B.A. from East Texas Baptist University, and an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of The Wit and Wisdom of Pastor Joe Brumbelow, which is about his father. David also wrote Ancient […]

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Eight Theses on Election: Dr. L. Paige Patterson

Since 2003, Dr. L. Paige Patterson has presided over Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Previously, Dr. Patterson was president of Southeastern Seminary in Wake Forest, N. Car. The post below – an extensive and detailed sermon outline – originates from a student’s hand who heard Dr. Patterson deliver the message on August […]

Pass It On

Pass It On By Walker Moore Walker Moore founded AweStar Ministries, a missions organization that has put thousands of teens on fields ‘white unto harvest’ around the world.   I had just left military service when I started attending Hannibal-LaGrange College (now university). I was somewhat older than the other students, but not so old […]

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Is there such a thing “the Baptist Belief”? — part II

(cont’d. from Sunday, Sept. 30) SBC PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION San Francisco, California, 1962 HERSCHEL H. HOBBS (d.) served two terms, from 1961 to 1963, as president of the Southern Baptist Convention. Considered one of the most influential Southern Baptists of the 20th Century, Hobbs chaired the committee that wrote the 1963 Baptist Faith […]