“Pastors need the right fuel or else they’ll be drained.” A word to pastors from Brian McCoy.

Photo by Sara Farshchi on Unsplash According to Dictionary.com the word “fuel” is a noun with three meanings: Combustible matter used to maintain fire, as coal, wood, oil or gas, in order to create heat or power. Something that gives nourishment; food. An energy source for engines, power plants, or reactors. Like your physical health, your spiritual health…

Should All of Our (Southern Baptist Convention) Family Fights Go Public? Probably Not.

This past week Beth Moore tweeted the following: “Oh man, there’s bouta be a fight. I love this.”—Beth Moore. Someone jokingly responded and asked if she was watching the NBA Finals or taking a shot at the Southern Baptist Convention. I’m pretty sure Mrs. Moore was talking about the NBA game on television at that…

Why Won’t God Answer My Prayer?

God answers impossibly big prayers. Throughout the New Testament both Jesus and the apostles invite those who follow Jesus to pray and ask for impossibly big things with the assurance that God is inclined to answer. So why do we so often see prayers go unanswered? Can we do anything about it? These promises about…

This is how adultery happens…

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash Anatomy of an Adultery. Dr. Wayne Mack Understand the steps that are most likely involved in becoming involved in adultery. It doesn’t usually just happen. Be aware of the chain of events that often leads to adultery and realize that this chain must be broken at its earliest link (Prov. 17:14, I…

Articles by Jonathan Merrit and Ed Stetzer on Paige Patterson; The NFL and fining players who kneel; John Piper on unity

Here are some articles that we believe are worth a look. “Paige Patterson has resigned. Imagine if he were Tim Cook.” Jonathan Merrit compares the resignation of Patterson to the CEO of Apple. Ed Stetzer comments on the Patterson situation. “On the Removal of Paige Patterson and Next Steps for the SBC.” Should players kneel…