The SBC Has a Baptism Problem – and It’s NOT What You Think

REPOST(TOP 10 POST OF YEAR) #2 The SBC has a baptism problem – and it’s not what you think it is.  For several years Southern Baptist leaders have noted and lamented a decline in baptisms.  To the degree that baptism Read More …

Becoming a Great Commission Christian

*A version of this post was first published at www.thomrainer.com. Five times in the New Testament, Jesus gave us a version of the Great Commission (Matt. 28:18-20, Mark 16:15, Luke 24:45-47, John 20:21, Acts 1:8). Reaching the nations is clearly Read More …

9 Reasons Why Church Leaders Should Read the Daily News

*A version of this post was first published at www.thomrainer.com. If you’re a church leader, whether laity or clergy, I know you’re busy. I get tired just thinking about non-stop meetings, prospect visits, member ministry, lesson and sermon preparation, e-mails Read More …

After the election for Christians

Today, our country stands in the aftermath of the most contentious and confusing political election in recent history. We feel that it would be wrong for us to ignore this moment; however, we also want to remind our readers that Read More …