5 Things I Learned from Billy Graham

The first time I heard Rev. Billy Graham preach the gospel I was fifteen years old.  I went with my parents and members of our church to an arena in Washington, D.C. for one of his crusades.  Although I did not surrender to the gospel that night, I heard the gospel in a way that I could clearly understand it.  …

5 Ways to Engage Your Students’ Minds

Today’s students get a bad rap.  Recent books on Generation Z make much of their short attention spans (See James White’s book Meet Generation Z).  They mention how today’s youth would rather watch a video than read a book (See Jean Twenge’s book iGen).  It’s common knowledge that students’ use of online access has had a profound impact upon how …

Elders: Are They Baptistic?

Over the past few years, I’ve seen the following arguments raised by Southern Baptists on social media who are opposed to a plurality of elders: Churches with a plurality of elders are more Presbyterian than Southern Baptist. Pastors who believe in a plurality of elders are playing semantic games with the current Baptist Faith and Message 2000, which mentions “pastors …