10 Thoughts on Our Freedom

Tomorrow, we will celebrate our nation’s independence. The smells and sounds of picnics will reverberate throughout the nation.

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Brokenness, Lostness, and the Gospel

I am a professor of Evangelism and Missions at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, an institution whose motto is, “Every classroom a Great Commission classroom.”…

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Unsung Heroes

Abraham, Joseph, Moses, Peter, James, and John are some well known people of The Bible. But what about the unsung heroes?

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10 Characteristics of Teachable Churches

I’m a church consultant who believes in the work that consultants do. I’m not naïve, though, to think that every church takes a final report, implements it, and moves forward. Some churches choose to ignore the report of an outsider. Here, though, are some characteristics of churches that do implement some of the suggestions – that is, of churches that are “teachable.”

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07/01/15 Soaring Like an Eagle?

READING: Obadiah 1; Psalm 82-83 TEXTS AND APPLICATION: Sometimes the Word of God is just wonderfully painful to read. In the book of Obadiah, the prophet’s…

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06/30/15 Fully Set on God?

READING: 2 Chronicles 19-23 TEXTS AND APPLICATION: These chapters continue to outline the history of the kings of Israel and Judah, and they are filled with…

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