B21 Podcast Featuring Dr. Al Mohler

NASHVILLE, TN — During the recent SBC Executive Committee meetings, Baptist21’s Nate Akin had the opportunity to interview Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr, President of SBTS and potential candidate for the 2020 SBC Presidential Election. During this interview with Dr. Mohler, the following important topics were addressed: The current state of the Southern Baptist Convention Dr. Mohler’s candidacy for SBC …

B21 Podcast: Workplace Evangelism Featuring Jay Hartsfield

In the latest episode of the Baptist21 Podcast, we interviewed former missionary, and evangelism expert, Jay Hartsfield, on developing practices for workplace evangelism. As our society becomes more digital, less focused on interpersonal communication, coupled with the decline of “social religion“, personal evangelism can seem more daunting than in years past. Listen to this highly practical episode to learn how …

B21 Podcast Interview with SBC President JD Greear

This past week, we had the opportunity to connect with SBC President and Pastor of the Summit Church in Durham, NC, Dr. JD Greear. In this half hour interview, we covered a wide range of topics including encouraging/discouraging elements of the SBC, future aspirations for our denomination, along with advice that Dr. Greear would pass on to future SBC Presidents. …

How Can a Survivor Thrive After Sexual Abuse?

How Can a Survivor Thrive After Sexual Abuse? by Jennifer Michelle Greenberg Abuse has, tragically, been a part of the story of more people than we dared imagine. And the devastating truth is that much of this abuse has happened within the church, by those who proclaim God’s name.  Jenn Greenberg is one of those stories. She was abused by …

An Interview with Rosaria Butterfield

By Jessica Burke When Rosaria Butterfield was first invited by Pastor Ken Smith to dinner at his house over twenty years ago, she was antagonistic towards the gospel. She was a tenured dean at Syracuse University immersed in a feminist, lesbian community. She hated Christians like Ken and his wife Floy and only accepted his invitation as research for a …

An Interview with Jackie Hill Perry

By Jessica Burke             Jackie Hill Perry has a story to tell. In high school, she had her first girlfriend. Two years later, she was living openly as the stud in a steady lesbian relationship. Her book, Gay Girl, Good God, tells about that part of her life and how God called her to Him. Over ten years later, she’s married to her …

B21 Interview with Matt Chandler from #SBC19

Below is the video from our recent discussion with Pastor Matt Chandler from the Village Church. This interview was originally given at the conclusion of our B21 Panel at the 2019 SBC Annual Meeting in Birmingham, AL. For further context, Pastor Matt was responding to allegations of mishandling an abuse situation at his church, first highlighted in a June 10th …

Revitalization with Dr. Andy Davis – B21 Podcast – Part 1

Dr. Andy Davis is an author, professor, and founder of Two Journeys Ministry–an organization helping pastors in their personal sanctification and gospel advancement. He’s also the senior pastor of First Baptist Church Durham, NC, a congregation he took through a major revitalization process, some years ago. Baptist21’s Nate Akin sat down with Dr. Davis for a two-part interview, exploring some …

One-on-One with J. D. Greear

Recently, we asked Dr. J. D. Greear to comment on pastoral ministry, baptist life, and the future of the Southern Baptist Convention under his leadership. What do you love most about pastoring? I know it sounds cliche, but I genuinely love seeing people’s lives transformed through the gospel. I love getting letters like I did the other day from a …