Below is a resolution that I submitted to the Resolutions Committee for consideration at next week's annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). It is nearly identical to a resolution that was approved by the SBC at our annual meeting in Salt Lake City in 1998. As Southern Baptists have a history of passing…Read more Resolution on the Moral Character of Public Officials
I am in the process of finishing a book that will (hopefully) be released next year. I am writing and editing the book along with my good friend Dr. Keith Whitfield. The book is entitled, "Islam and North America." It's a book that is written by a host of authors, a significant number of which…Read more Immigration & a unique opportunity for the church
Donald Trump is the next president of the United States. While voter turnout was lower than it has been since 2000 election, it appears that white Evangelical voters were among the strongest constituencies to propel Trump to victory. In other words, my people, the group I associate with, helped place Trump in office. I woke…Read more Christians & a Donald Trump Presidency
Alan Cross has been a friend of mine for quite some time now. As long as I have known him I have known of his concern for racial division in the US, but more specifically, racial division within the church. A man who practices what he preaches, Alan serves Gateway Baptist Church as their pastor…Read more When Heaven and Earth Collide
41 years ago today Roe v. Wade became seared in the national consciousness as abortion became legal in all 50 states due to a landmark Supreme Court decision, citing women's privacy as its foundation. The last 41 years have represented the loss of more than 50 million lives through abortion. Although the loss of life,…Read more 41 years ago today, God help us.
Today's post is by guest blogger Daniel Darling. Darling, along with Dillon Burroughs and Dan King, are the co-founders of the dynamic Activist Faith movement (ActivistFaith.org). You can join these men as they shine the light on Christians who are moving beyond politics and opinion to actively engage 12 divisive social issues. Activist Faith shares biblical…Read more Guest Post : You can be Pro-Life and Missional