Contemporary Worship Music?

Contemporary Worship Music?

Nicholas Stehle posted an article on Facebook today entitled “My Journey Away From Contemporary Worship Music,” which is quite good and worth a look. My perspective is similar to the writer’s. I was a youth choir director, youth minister, music...
How Southern Baptists Became Pro-Life

How Southern Baptists Became Pro-Life

This account of one of the major turning points in American cultural and political life was published at Baptist Press on Friday, looking forward to Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. The life issue helped bring about the Conservative Resurgence in the SBC, and as it...
Have We Miscounted the Solar System?

Have We Miscounted the Solar System?

Scientists at Cambridge and Madrid believe there could be at least two more planets beyond Neptune that no one knows about, according to reports from Phys.org. The researchers’ data greatly contradicts current theories of the Solar System’s formation (but...
The Crusades in Perspective

The Crusades in Perspective

Facebook is again filled with defenders of Islamist “feelings” in the aftermath of the Paris attacks. Eventually but invariably they invoke that favorite liberal trump card, the Crusades. But I have to marvel at the tendency of these people to focus so...
Is “Christ Everything I Need”?

Is “Christ Everything I Need”?

I visited a friend’s church this Sunday morning. One of the songs we sang posited that “Christ is everything I need,” and went on to say that, having met Jesus, nothing else in this life could ever satisfy me. I thought about that for a second. And I...