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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Summer Reading for Preachers

Every summer I look forward to Al Mohler’s summer reading list. It always provides me with something to read I would not think about otherwise. In the same vein, here is a short reading list of five books (plus one bonus) specifically designed for preachers. A few thoughts abou... Read More »

A Question for Ronnie Floyd

In a recent interview with B21 presidential nominee Ronnie Floyd stated, I believe one of our most discouraging trends right now is the lagging attendance at our Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. At this time, we do not know our attendance for our upcoming Baltim... Read More »

The Preaching of SBC14

What type preaching will we hear at the SBC annual meeting? Jason Duesing and myself are teaching a course on the annual meeting of the SBC for students who, most of which, have never been to the SBC.  Dr. Duesing covered the historical question, and I tried to prep them for wha... Read More »