Why I Believe in the Cooperative Program
The Cooperative Program has been a wonderful tool for Southern Baptists since its inception in 1925. It was a tremendous step forward from the old societal approach that was a
Planting Churches in Alabama and Beyond…
The Future Focus initiative for Alabama Baptists for the next seven years was approved in 2012. A part of that initiative is the affirmation of starting 220 healthy, intentional churches
RESOLUTION NO. 1 ON CONTRACEPTIVE SERVICES MANDATE WHEREAS, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services included a “contraceptive services mandate” in its regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act; and
God’s Everlasting Arms
One of my favorite hymns has an interesting Alabama connection. Robert Morgan recounts the story in his book, “Then Sings My Soul.” One evening in 1887, Anthony Showalter, principal of
Victory Is Sweet
In a changing world it is sometimes hard to see that we are on the winning side. Challenges in our economy, culture and our families make it difficult to see
What Would Present the Lord the Opportunity to “Restore My Soul”?
I love to visit antique/classic cars shows. I am amazed at the ability of these owners. They pass a kudzu ravine, see a tail fin of some old car and
A Call to Hold the Rope!
Acts 9:25 tells us, “But his followers took him by night and lowered him in a basket through an opening in the wall” (NIV). Saul was in trouble in Damascus,
This is Why We Do What We Do!
I was honored to preach the Gospel this morning at the New Beginnings Church between Sylacauga and Childersburg. The pastor/planter is Nathan Green who is from the area and is doing an excellent
Becoming a Better Believer
Some people are completely obsessed with self improvement. Millions of dollars, countless hours, tons of energy and unbelievable effort are spent on trying to make one’s self better. We are