Monthly Archives: February 2011

When Pro-Life Politicians Act the Fool!

“Every sensible person acts knowledgeably, but a fool displays his stupidity.”  Proverbs 13:16 (HCSB) Facebook is tailor-made for displays of stupidity!  It is a place for otherwise sensible people to “act the fool.”  Sometimes, it’s difficult to tell the difference.  You … Continue reading

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Obama & the SBC: When Words & Actions Conflict

“For eighteen long months, you have stood up, one by one, and said enough to the politics of the past. You understand that in this election, the greatest risk we can take is to try the same old politics with … Continue reading

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The First GCR Era Pastors’ Conference

 Almost four months away, this year’s Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference — the first in the GCR Era — promises to be something totally different.  Different is not always a bad thing, but radically different may not necessarily be a … Continue reading

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Mike Huckabee, Radical Islam & Slippery Slopes

“But, add feelings to the list of those things that are now subject to scrutiny by the Islamist lobby in this country.  First actions (South Park).  Then words (Franklin Graham).  Now feelings (Juan Williams).  But, where will it end, especially … Continue reading

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Responding When Others Violate Spirit of the “Game”

You can learn much about yourself and about others through playing competitive sports.  Today, coaching a 9/10 year-old basketball team in a “recreational” league, was a reminder of that fact of life. When I was younger, I played competetive sports — football, baseball, … Continue reading

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The GCR, the New NAMB & Cracks In the Foundation

In 1979, Conservatives within the Southern Baptist Convention united to return the SBC and her entities to Biblical inerrancy and doctrinal fidelity.  For 27 years, the Conservative Resurgence (as it came to be called) brought together disparate groups — Conservatives of all stripes and … Continue reading

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MOMM: The Death of a Beloved Teacher

The look on his face is classic Mr. Mimms.  I should know.  I had seen that look hundreds of times before I summoned the courage to snap this candid photo for our high school yearbook.  I can only imagine what he was thinking! … Continue reading

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Joel Osteen, King Ahab & Delusional Celebrations

I just received an email from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego inviting me to purchase tickets for “A Night of Hope” with Pastors Joel and Victoria Osteen. “A Night of Hope” with Joel and Victoria Osteen is an outreach of Joel … Continue reading

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NAMB’s New Church Planting Bus: Who’s Off?

In his best-selling book, “From Good to Great,” author Jim Collins explains the leadership principle known as “First Who, Then What,” “Those who build great organizations make sure they have the right people on the bus, the wrong people off … Continue reading

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