June 14, 2018

Reaction to Pence in Washington Post

On Wednesday, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence spoke at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. His appearance was already controversial as five SBC messengers made motions related to opposing him or politicians in general. A Washington Post artic…
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June 13, 2018

Pence, SBC, & Washington Post

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will speak today at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. No, he's not a Baptist. But he has the right faith for them - Republican.  Pence's appearance will follow a trend of GOP presidents and vice pre…
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June 10, 2018

India Photos

Last month, I traveled to North East India to visit with Baptist leaders there and to lecture during a training session for pastors across the region and from Bhutan. Coverage from the trip can be found in the June issue of Word&Way , as well as in two epi…
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June 5, 2018

Hearing from Baptists in North East India

The 13th episode of the  Word&Way  podcast,  Baptist Without An Adjective , is now out. In this episode, eight Baptist ministers in North East India each share a short message to U.S. Baptists. They mention their ministry hopes and prayers in conversations d…
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June 4, 2018

More Bricks

A machine in India can create almost 300 bricks a minute! Of course, had the ancient Hebrew people come up with this, Pharaoh would have ordered 400 bricks a minute. As Walter Brueggemann explains in his book Sabbath as Resistance : "Pharaoh endlessly de…
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