B21 Podcast with Ed Litton

As a voice for Southern Baptists, one of our goals for this current season is to interview all 4 SBC Presidential Candidates prior to the annual meeting later this June. In our first interview, we sat down with Dr. Litton to hear why he is running for SBC President, what he hopes to accomplish if elected, along with more information …

B21 Podcast with Clint Darst

Pastor Clint Darst, a church planter from King’s Cross Church in Greensboro, NC, was our latest guest on the podcast. Topics discussed include encouraging/discouraging aspects of the SBC, Clint’s journey into the ministry, and lessons learned through leading a growing, multi-ethnic/multi-generational church. New episodes of our podcast go live every Tuesday. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to stay up-to-date with the …

B21 Podcast with Phil Newton

Pastor, author, professor, and church planter, Dr. Phil Newton, was our recent guest on the B21 Podcast. Dr. Newton has a wide breadth of experience in ministry and raising up future leaders. During our two part discussion, we spent much of our time together conversing on plurality in leadership, pastoring, complementarianism, the church, and more. As an author, Dr. Newton …

8 Strengths of Plural Leadership

By Branton Burleson Several years ago a pastor friend from a nearby Baptist church invited me to share with his congregation some biblical teaching on plural elder leadership. As I waited for the service to begin that evening, a display in the church’s foyer caught my attention. It was the original minutes from the founding meeting of the church in …

B21 Podcast – Interview with Aaron Menikoff

We had a great time recording with Pastor Aaron Menikoff at the recent Feed My Sheep Conference in Atlanta, GA. During our time talking with Aaron, we discussed Baptist Associationalism, the SBC at large, issues related to cooperation, along with Aarons’ take on the Conservative Baptist Network. Click below to hear this important two-part podcast. New episodes of our podcast …

B21 Podcast – Update & Discussion on Daniel

The B21 Podcast is back for a new year of content! In this first episode, our host, Nate Akin, provides an overview of where we hope to go in 2021. We also include a special guest segment from the Christ-Centered & Clear podcast – a helpful resource for those that desire to read the Bible in a Christ-centered fashion. New …

A Tribute to an Ordinary Lay-Pastor

By Alex DiPrima Last year, I read D.A. Carson’s excellent little tribute to his father titled, Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor. I am writing this article in the spirit of that book. Thus I have given it the title, A Tribute to an Ordinary Lay-Pastor. Bob Prentice (1957-2020) is a name few will recognize, yet I am confident that on the Last …

Three Ways to Help Protect Your Church or Ministry Against Cyberattacks

By John Murphy We can’t seem to go a single week without hearing about a new cyberattack or ransomware campaign affecting the information of millions. Yet, we rarely hear about churches and other nonprofits being impacted — but that is not the case. Cybersecurity statistics from 2019 indicate 43% of all cyberattacks target ministries, nonprofits and small organizations.  If you combine …