Musings and Meditations

Man has two great spiritual needs: One is forgiveness The other is for goodness. — Billy Graham — When I encounter someone who’s life is falling apart, I can be so judgmental. They are lazy. They are immoral. They are irresponsible. Rarely do I think – they are looking for God and haven’t found him […]

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Musings and Meditations

When all is said, that can be said on this issue (of lostness), the greatest remaining mystery is not the character of God nor the destiny of lost people. The greatest mystery is why those who are charged with rescuing the lost have spend two-thousand years doing other things. . . — Robertson McQuilkin — […]

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From the Professor’s Desk

As you all know we desire to produce relevant biblical content regarding missions practices and theology for our growing readership. We have primarily focused producing great written content so far and this has help us get some great resources out for public consumption. Another way we want to communicate is through video, speaking about various areas […]

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ON THE 2017 MEETING OF THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION

This week several thousand Southern Baptists will gather in Phoenix, Arizona for the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. The gather is both a business meeting as well as a showcase for SBC ministries.   Baptist historian, Leon McBeth wrote: The “delegates” who met in Augusta, Georgia, in May 1845 to form the Southern […]

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Musings and Meditations

Do all the good that you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.  –John Wesley — “Sit down young man. When God pleases to convert the heathen, he will do it […]

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The Value of Short Term Missions

**This is an updated repost from 2015**   This summer dozens of Southeastern students are serving on short-term mission teams (STM) around the world. In fact, I am currently sharing the gospel in Phoenix, Arizona with 12 students as you read this post. This is not unusual. In fact, most school breaks we send multiple […]

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Don’t Let your Family Wreck your Faith

Paul David Tripp, in his devotional New Morning Mercies, observes that, if we seek satisfaction in the things God gives us, we will be empty. Happiness will elude us. We expect creation to fulfill the longing that can only be met by the Creator. One of the blessings we are most tempted to turn to […]

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