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 outreach, youth ministry, and even …

Men and Women of Whom the World is Not Worthy, A Better Resurrection, and Am I an Obstacle to the Nations Hearing the Gospel?

Dr. Bruce Ashford delivered a powerful sermon from Hebrews 11 in the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Chapel on August 20th. My hope with this post is to hit the highlights of his message, point people to the audio because it is a must-listen, and intersperse some of my thoughts throughout as I meditate upon the themes of his message. Dr. …

Guest Blog: “Why I Am a Southern Baptist” by Alvin Reid

Dr. Alvin Reid is the Bailey Smith Chair of Evangelism Professor at Southeastern. He is a student-favorite on the seminary campus as well as among many high school and college-aged students who have the privilege to hear him speak. He is an author, and we at Baptist21 wait eagerly for his co-authored book with Mark Liederbach entitled “The Convergent Church.” …

Authentic Church: The Kingdom Glory of Regenerate Church Membership

In the wake of a landslide vote to pass the new resolution on regenerate church membership at this summer’s Southern Baptist Convention in Indianapolis, much conversation has rightly been generated among pastors and other church leaders regarding the integrity of church membership and the practical out-workings of biblical church discipline. Even within the past few weeks I have been involved …

The Gospel of Jesus Christ in the Story of Noah

The story of Noah has been popularized again and again and again. From Bill Cosby’s comic routine to the newly released “Evan Almighty,” the Noah story is everywhere, including YouTube. This atheist who calls herself “Hellbound Alleee,” posted this video about Noah’s Ark. She explains how ridiculous it is that Christian parents are so concerned with TV content and ratings …