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There is an old children’s poem that goes like this: “What kind of church would my church be, if all of its members were just like me?” That is a good question to ask ourselves related to the stewardship of our time, talents, treasure and testimony. Many churches are in a time of “stewardship emphasis” […] Read More

My wife and I gave each other personal fitness trackers last Christmas. These are tools that you wear on your wrist. The tracker keeps count of the number of steps that you take during the day, the miles that you walk, the number of calories you burn, your heart rate, the number of floors that […] Read More

For many years the primary way of measuring church size was to look at church membership. In Baptist churches, we began to track Sunday school attendance as a measuring stick. Membership numbers are not really helpful since Baptists are not very good about adjusting our rolls over the years. Some denominations do better about that […] Read More

Czar Nicolas II, who ruled Russia from 1894 to 1917, was walking in his palace garden one day when he found a soldier who was stationed as a sentry to guard that particular place. Confused as to why a soldier would be assigned to such a location in his garden, he asked the man why […] Read More

The Super Bowl is the one night of the year when I actually want to watch the commercials. With the ad spots going for top dollar, this is the time when new and creative advertising is offered to the viewing public. The theme I saw running through the ads this year was about “marketing love.” […] Read More

The Way of Discipleship

Order Gospel Without Borders on DVD. INTRODUCTION Gospel Without Borders brings more light and less heat to the issue of immigration. It separates myth from fact, examines what the Bible says about treatment of the “stranger,” shows the experiences of documented and undocumented immigrants, and provides handles for Christians to advance the common good. The […] Read More

Order “Sacred Texts, Social Duty” on DVD! Click the video to play the trailer for “Sacred Texts, Social Duty.” INTRODUCTION | ARTICLES | DISCUSSION GUIDE PRESS KIT | CLIPS | STILLS | ENDORSEMENTS INTRODUCTION “In this world nothing can be said to be certain,” wrote Benjamin Franklin, “except death and taxes.” For centuries, the faithful […] Read More

Order “Different Books, Common Word” on DVD! Click the video to play the trailer for “Different Books, Common Word: Baptists and Muslims.” INTRODUCTION | ARTICLES | RESOURCES | DISCUSSION GUIDE AIRDATES | PRESS KIT | CLIPS | STILLS | ENDORSEMENTS INTRODUCTION From Boston to the Bible Belt and from Beaumont to the nation’s beltway, Baptists […] Read More

“Different Books, Common Word”

Click the video to play the trailer for “Different Books, Common Word: Baptists and Muslims.” Pre-order “Different Books, Common Word” on DVD! INTRODUCTION  |  ARTICLES  |  RESOURCES  |  DISCUSSION GUIDE PRESS KIT  |  CLIPS  |  STILLS  |  ENDORSEMENTS INTRODUCTION From Boston to the Bible Belt and from Beaumont to the nation’s beltway, Baptists and Muslims are […] Read More