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Author Bill Tillman

Bill Tillman has spent 40 years working in Baptist institutions, with the Christian Life Commission, SBC; at Southwestern Seminary, with the BGCT as Director of Theological Education, and on faculty at Logsdon Seminary, Hardin-Simmons University. Currently he is the Coordinator for the Center for Congregational Ethics.

An abrupt announcement on Feb. 7 said Logsdon Seminary at Hardin-Simmons University in Texas would close after a vote by trustees. Few details were provided; questions remain unanswered. And just like that, the seminary is gone. […] Read More

We assume Christians will always make choices appropriate to a life lived following Christ. However, without education in Christian ethics, many congregants form decisions based on their political ideologies, not biblical theology. […] Read More

Sermon development during Advent can be difficult for most preachers, especially on the topic of peace. A proclamation for peace from the pulpits can be detrimental to the preacher’s standing. […] Read More

The Baptist Center for Ethics has demonstrated the continuing need for Christians to work at creating a new and appropriate sense of what should be normal in living a Christian life. […] Read More

Labor Day – what a novel and paradoxical concept, at least the way many Americans think about it. The day, the first Monday in September, has ambiguous origins. The rationale for the day was that the American worker needed to be honored for the economic and cultural achievements brought in by the national labor movement […] Read More