Monthly Archives: September 2010

Is Bobby Welch Wrong About CP?

I like Bobby Welch.  I have only met him on one occasion, around ten years ago when I was serving as an Associate Pastor of FBC Poinciana, near Kissimmee, FL.  The Senior Pastor and I took a group of folks … Continue reading

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Speaking Truth To Power In The SBC!

“Speaking truth to power.”  Used by liberals ad nauseum during President George W. Bush’s eight years in office, this pithy saying, although not in the Bible, certainly was embodied in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, Paul, Peter, John and others in the New … Continue reading

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A Radical Makeover – Florida Style!

The radical makeover of the Southern Baptist Convention continues to move faster than a starving alligator chasing down its next meal.  With the release of their report and recommendations on September 23 at historic Lake Yale, the “Imagine If Great … Continue reading

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Heroes & Villains In The SBC

It is my hope and dream, knowing the autonomy within our convention, that the leaders within our state conventions will take a radical, prayerful look at this priority,” Wright said. “State leaders could be the real heroes here. They are … Continue reading

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SBC Establishment Misreads Its Mandate!

After the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States, the Democrat Party and their leaders in Congress, including Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid, just knew that the voters had given them a mandate for change.  After eight … Continue reading

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The Slow Death Of The Cooperative Program

With the election of Kevin Ezell, Senior Pastor of Highview Baptist Church in Louisville, KY, as the new President of the North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Cooperative Program moves ever closer to its ultimate demise as SBC “leaders” … Continue reading

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The Slippery Slope Starts Somewhere

After two visits from F.B.I. agents, condemnations from General David Patraeus, President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Attorney General Eric Holder, and a personal phone call from Defense Secretary Robert Gates, the “pastor” of a small Gainesville-area church … Continue reading

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Burning the Koran: Gen. Patraeus Speaks

To burn or not to burn?  That is the question.  If it was up to Gen. David Patraeus, the U.S. Commander in Afghanistan, the answer would be a resounding NO!  However, it is not up to the General.  In fact, … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck: A Revival Preacher To Follow?

As a conservative, both theologically and politically, I admit that I don’t care much for Glenn Beck.  It’s not that I dislike him.  I just don’t connect with him.  Is it because he is Mormon?  To be honest, that is … Continue reading

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Say Anything: John Cusack’s Inane Tweets

John  Cusack, the far less funny brother of Joan Cusack, purports to be an actor and political activist.  He is also an avid user of the social medium, Twitter.  Combine all three and you get the inane and foolish ramblings of … Continue reading

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