Baucham’s refusal to use the phrase “black lives matter” is rooted in his concerns about “ethnic gnosticism,” but it’s also rooted in his concerns about the worldview that stands behind the “Black Lives Matter” organization.
The thoughts that follow are the result of a list of ideas I’ve been working on and adding to over the last several weeks. The order does not reflect the importance or ranking of my thoughts.
2020 might be remembered as the year of the groan. Every time we turn on the TV or check our phones, there’s another reason to groan.
For years I’ve enjoyed Johnson’s broadcasting style on Inside the NBA. Recently I enjoyed his writing when I read Unscripted: The Unpredictable Moments that Make Life Extraordinary.
I’m a regular pastor. My church is located in an average sized town. We are a medium sized church. Here are a few of my thoughts now that we’re several weeks into a “new normal.”
1 Samuel 15 details a tragic episode in the life of Saul, the first king of Israel. Despite a positive start, Saul’s reign as king was marked by folly and rebellion. The pattern of Saul’s folly and rebellion reached a low point in 1 Samuel 15.
What motivates a regular pastor? What drives him to stand in the pulpit, week after week, proclaiming biblical truth?
“I believe in God, the Father almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord; Who was conceived of the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary.”
If you attend church long enough, odds are you will have to “shop” for a church at some point in your life. When you find yourself looking for a new church, these are a few things you ought to look for.