Every semester the first class for many of our freshmen at Anderson University is an 8:00AM class and is the course “Introduction to the Bible”. As I start every class with a question, their first encounter with higher education is the question, “Why study about the Christian Bible?” The student’s answers are often predictable. We study the Bible to learn … Read More
We have the responsibility of looking beyond our stereotypes, editing them for accuracy, and even dismissing them altogether. Overall, stereotypes are problematic for sound thinking, and a wider perspective on the person in front of you.
The SBC annual meeting is important for sustaining our Great Commission effort—important enough to merit reimagining and reinventing before we’re left grieving its demise.
Good things can become idols that keep us from God’s best. Things that once served a good purpose can eventually become bad things that distort and disrupt what God intends for us. You understand how good things can go bad, don’t you? We live with that reality every day. Just last week my 17-year-old son was digging in the refrigerator … Read More
“The king is dead. Long live the king.” -The pronouncement made at the death of a monarch. When a monarch dies the people rightfully proclaim: “The king is dead. Long live the king.” The two statements go together by commemorating the death of the king while also acknowledging the importance, and the beginning, of the new monarch. Together the two … Read More
We should plant churches because it is a biblical method of accomplishing the Great Commission.
Leadership is posture. The way in which leaders position themselves in relation to those they lead largely determines their leadership effectiveness.