Nathan Akin

Guest Blog: “Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?”

By: Rony Tomo (pseudonym of a Guest Blogger- Soon to be working with Muslims in East Africa) A common problem in Evangelical churches today is finding men who are committed to living under the Lordship of Jesus Christ and actually get involved in the life of the church. Women are always volunteering to help with […]

Greater Things to Come: King Jesus, The Hope of the Nations

We serve a King who is a rescuer, a King who conquers, who defeats, and who heals. He not only puts all His enemies under His feet, He also comforts the hurting, heals the sick, and brings hope to the broken if they run to Him. He conquers the enemies of His children. I encountered […]

“Baptist21 is Thankful for Johnny Hunt and the Days Ahead”

Baptist 21 is grateful for Pastor Johnny Hunt’s preaching passion, personal evangelism, and missions focus. We are excited about his leadership within the SBC, especially in his new role as President. We are energized about his term and the direction that he hopes to take the SBC. Here are some excerpts that give a taste […]

“The New Look of Evangelicalism?”

“Do you think Jesus is THE way or merely A way?” Franklin Graham posed this question to presidential hopeful Barack Obama some time back. The answer, some say may be reflective of the new face of Evangelicalism. Barack Obama answered saying, “Jesus is the only way for me, I’m not in a position to judge […]

Baptist21 Doctrinal Affirmations: What We Believe

We provide the following doctrinal affirmations as a summary of our convictions. However, in keeping with the introduction to the BF&M 2000 we affirm that “the sole authority for faith and practice among Baptists is the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments. Confessions are only guides in interpretation, having no authority over the conscience.” […]

Baptist21: Who We Are

Jonathan Akin is Lead Pastor of the Valley Station Campus of Highview Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Jonathan has a BA from Boyce College, where he also teaches part time. He has received an MDiv from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and is currently working on a Phd in OT at Southern. Jonathan is married […]

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