Bearcats roll

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In case you’re interested, the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats are #7 in NCAA Div. II basketball, and last night’s win over Washburn was pretty impressive, and I had a great time seeing lots of familiar faces. Go ‘cats!

Waiters? Or Bankers?

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There has been a movement during the past few years, to ‘rediscover’ the purpose of Deacons in the evangelical church. To ‘Deac,’ we are told, means to serve. The classic example is serving food. In Acts 6, the first Deacons were there to serve food (“wait tables”) to the Hellenistic widows in Jerusalem who were… Read more »

Watch out, Greensboro…

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I’ve been following the hubub down in Richmond, where the IMB Trustees have asked the Convention to remove Trustee Wade Burelson — following closely after Wade’s blogging about the IMB’s new “private prayer language” and baptism policies. I’ll try to add something more substantive later, but I did want to quickly pass on: this issue’s… Read more »

Finding Waldo

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My good friend Mike Sense has started a new blog, findingwaldo.blogspot.com, but had the poor sense to ask me to write the first post. Mike has a diverse set of friends, and I hope Finding Waldo generates some good discussion on some important ideas.