SBC Shuts Out NIV

It seems that Southern Baptists have a problem with the new NIV being published by Zondervan this year. At the annual SBC meeting, messengers voted to approve a resolution that criticizes the new NIV for gender inclusive language. It calls on Lifeway to reject the translation by refusing to carry it in their bookstores. The […]

Too Young To Be A Pastor?

Carl Trueman has been sharing some thoughts on the call to ministry and the role of the seminary in affirming it. In his first post, Trueman offers a quote from Bishop Donald Robinson questioning the wisdom of appointing young men in their mid twenties to the office of elder. Robinson says, Two such problems may […]

The Word 6.5.11

I love the first two verses of this psalm.  Let them be true of our lives. Let them be our prayer to God each and every day. Psalm 9:1-20 (ESV) 1 I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. 2 I will be glad and exult […]

The Word 5.29.11

I read Psalm 8 over a week ago and it has stuck with me ever since. It says so many things for such a short passage. Who is God? He is the Creator. Like an artist on a blank canvas, God painted the heavens and the earth into existence with beauty and purpose. Who are human beings in […]

Sale on The Battle Belongs to the Lord

A promising new book on Christian apologetics has been released by K. Scott Oliphant called The Battle Belongs to the Lord: The Power of Scripture for Defending the Faith. Westminster Bookstore has it on sale for a ridiculously low price of $5 until June 1st. It looks to be a good resource for encouraging and […]