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Set Free by Teaching?

Sermon delivered by Joel Snider, pastor of First Baptist Church in Rome, Ga., on August 16, 2009. Mark 1:21-28   Meditation Text:        Learning may reduce the prejudices of ignorance, set our bones, build our cities. In           itself, it will never make us ethical.                                                                      —Loren Eiseley in The Firmament of Time      […] Read More

Teaching as Calling

“It’s the most important job in the world, bar none, save that of parent,” says Ruth O’Quinn of Alexandria, La., who spent her entire career in public education. “Teaching is a calling, and most successful teachers are usually those who feel genuinely called to the profession,” the long-time member of Alexandria’s Emmanuel Baptist Church said […] Read More

In four decades, McGee has witnessed dramatic social changes in America and the world. He has seen the emergence of complex moral and social issues that have brought unprecedented challenges to Christian ethics and moral decision-making. The 68-year-old dean of Baptist ethics professors began teaching in 1962 as an instructor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary […] Read More