Monthly Archives: June 2015


50 Key Quotes From the Supreme Court Justices on the Decision to Legalize Gay Marriage

This article by Joe Carter of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention contains 50 key quotes from 5 of the 9 Justices of the Supreme Court from Friday’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. Justice Kennedy wrote for the majority; Justices Alito, Scalia, Thomas, and Roberts each wrote dissenting opinions. It is worth your   …Continue Reading


THE EXPOSITOR IN THE PULPIT – Part 9 – “Distinction Between Expository and Topical Preaching Artificial”

NOTE: This article is an excerpt from an excellent little book on preaching, The Expositor in the Pulpit, by the Greek scholar Marvin R. Vincent. The book is the content of his lectures given to students at Union Theological Seminary in 1884. The book is a must read for expository preachers and teachers. This section   …Continue Reading


HOW TO SEND YOUR GUILT TRIP PACKING – 1 John 3:19-24

Have you ever been praying and suddenly your conscience says something like this to you: “Look at you! Who do you think you are to come before God and ask anything from him! Why just this week, you did things and said things that would disqualify you from ever receiving anything from God. Don’t you   …Continue Reading


THE DUGGAR SCANDAL — MEDIA DELIGHT OVER FALLEN CHRISTIANS

The Duggar scandal continues to be mined by the media. In all the articles, blog posts, and back and forth on this issue, I thought I would weigh in from an angle less explored. The scandal illustrates an unfortunate cultural reality: some people take delight when Christians fall. Long ago, Christopher Blackwood (1606-1670), an early   …Continue Reading


THE EXPOSITOR IN THE PULPIT – Part 8 – “Straight Cutting”

NOTE: This article is an excerpt from an excellent little book on preaching, The Expositor in the Pulpit, by the Greek scholar Marvin R. Vincent. The book is the content of his lectures given to students at Union Theological Seminary in 1884. The book is a must read for expository preachers and teachers. This section   …Continue Reading