February 6, 2019

'Boycott Bowl' as Prophetic Lament

As a couple of teams played in some sort of football game on Sunday, the people of New Orleans responded with a form of prophetic lament. This "Boycott Bowl" came after the now-infamous blown call that kept the New Orleans Saints out of the big game…
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February 5, 2019

Discussing Education & Racial Justice with Samuel Tolbert

The 52nd episode of the  Word&Way  podcast,  Baptist Without An Adjective , is now out. This episode features an interview with Samuel Tolbert, president of the National Baptist Convention of America , at a meeting of the North American Baptist Fellowship in …
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January 31, 2019

Dutch Revival

A revival broke out in the Netherlands recently - and its focus should capture our attention. For 96 days, a Dutch church has held a continuous worship service. Around the clock for more than three months! This remarkable service required the assistance of mo…
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January 29, 2019

Discussing Missions, Advocacy & Racism with Suzii Paynter

The 51st episode of the  Word&Way  podcast,  Baptist Without An Adjective , is now out. This episode features an interview with Suzii Paynter, retiring executive coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship , at a meeting of the North American Baptist Fe…
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January 28, 2019

SBU Trustees Affirm Dismissal of Professor

I've previously reported about the controversy surrounding the firing of a professor at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo. (my undergraduate alma mater). After being dismissed on Nov. 28, Clint Bass appealed, which led to a Dec. 21 hearing with …
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