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The SBC, the BF&M 2000, and CRT

As President of the BSCNC and as a pastor, I welcome the Council of Seminary Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention’s affirmation of the BF&M 2000. Our common confession helps bond Southern Baptists together for the mission of proclaiming the Kingdom of God to… Continue Reading “The SBC, the BF&M 2000, and CRT”

Thoughts after the election

Election week is coming to an end. We thought it would be over and there would be closure to a grueling process. Yet, so much remains unknown. What are Christians to do? My thoughts:

What’s at the center of N.C. Baptist partnerships?

The Biblical Recorder recently asked me to briefly respond to the question: What’s at the center of N.C. Baptist partnerships? Here was my reply: The BSCNC spreads out over 10 geographical regions, ministers as 77 associations, and counts over 4,300 churches as her own.… Continue Reading “What’s at the center of N.C. Baptist partnerships?”

Seven Pillars for Ministry

I recently wrote about the BSCNC’s Seven Pillars for Ministry. These are the guidance for our collective ministry as NC Baptists. Practice fervent prayer – This commitment is first because it is the central pillar to the work that the BSCNC is tasked to… Continue Reading “Seven Pillars for Ministry”

BSCNC Nomination

This is the announcement I made to my church family back in in the Spring. A lot has changed in our convention since then because of COVID-19. However, I am still excited to be nominated and ready to serve the BSCNC. If, in November,… Continue Reading “BSCNC Nomination”

Sufficiency of Scripture Resolution

The Biblical Recorder is about to run a story that will cite a resolution that is being submitted to the Southern Baptist Convention that I was able to help craft along with others including Rev. Steve Scoggins and Rev. Bill Sturm. It relies on… Continue Reading “Sufficiency of Scripture Resolution”

What defines you?

An election is coming. Our country and many churches are divided. We’ve experienced a great crisis and a time of both national and person tribulation. Don’t lose sight of what is most important. Consider this from the 19th century English pastor Charles Spurgeon: Do… Continue Reading “What defines you?”

Responding to a Crisis

The last several weeks have brought about unimaginable change to the way of life for most people across the world. No other event in my lifetime, including 9/11, has changed the daily life and routine like the COVID-19 crisis. We have witnessed the rapid… Continue Reading “Responding to a Crisis”

Make a Nomination

A year ago, I wrote much of the content of this article as an encouragement to NC Baptist to make nominations of leaders from across our state to the various boards and committees that lead in the work of the Baptist State Convention of… Continue Reading “Make a Nomination”

John 13:31-38