Resources: New Books on the SBC

Here at the CGCS, we like to highlight resources that edify, equip, and encourage students, alumni, pastors and even lay church members in their efforts to fulfill the Great Commission. We want to make our readers aware of two important books about the mission and function of the Southern Baptist Convention. Read an excerpt of […]

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On the Changing President of the IMB

By now, most would have heard that Dr. David Platt has asked the trustees of the International Mission Board (IMB) to begin searching for a new president. (Click here for news story) For many, this news comes as a shock. For some, it may even be a point of frustration and fear. The IMB is, […]

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Global Hunger Relief 5K at SBC 2017

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is a proud sponsor this year of the Global Hunger Relief Run! On the morning of June 14th, the Global Hunger Relief initiative will be hosting a 5K run through downtown Phoenix and 100% of all proceeds from registration will go to feed the over 1 billion people without adequate food supply around […]

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Cooperation Essentials

There has been a lot of conversation about cooperation within the Southern Baptist Convention and the Cooperative Program. It is easy to criticize what we have, but it is equally important to understand the value and benefit of it as well. Not only is the Cooperative Program an extremely successful funding machine, it also supports […]

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Alcohol: It’s about the Mission not Morality

REPOST(TOP 10 POST OF YEAR) #1 most viewed read post of the The use of alcohol among conservative Evangelicals has been in the news lately. Famous pastor confessed to abusing it as way of handling stress. Missiologist, Ed Stetzer, has observed that this new openness might come with an increase in similar issues.  (Click Link) […]

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Evangelism and Church Planting: Part 4, strengthening our efforts

In this 4 part series, we’re are considering the planting of new churches as a means of tackling the evangelism problem among Southern Baptist churches. Here are the previous posts: Evangelism and Church Planting Church Planting as a Response to the Problem Church Planting and Revitalization  If church planting is an effective method of evangelism, then […]

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The Hard Truth about Salt Lake City

Imagine three different, yet connected scenarios with me, a student who just had his first glimpse of Mormonism. First, imagine flying into Pleasantville. As you walk down the street men wear nicely pressed suits and women neatly laundered dresses, their children behaving wonderfully at their side dressed in miniature. Imagine the city in which they […]

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