Can the Old Testament be of Value to Christians?

Jon Akin recently wrote a 2-part blog on the misuse of the Old Testament in the Church. You can read parts one and two. This raises the question then, how is the Old Testament to be read? And is the Old Testament of value to the church today? Jon Akin, who is completing a PhD … Continue reading Can the Old Testament be of Value to Christians?

The Beginning of Foolishness

(Reflections on Prov 9:10) If the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, is the fear of man the beginning of foolishness? In my own attempt to live out the Gospel, I constantly fight the fear of man.  I am reminded, however, that fear is fundamental to the Christian faith.  Not the fear … Continue reading The Beginning of Foolishness


Jim Smith at the Florida Baptist Witness has written a thoughtful editorial in response to the insanity of First Baptist Dallas’ Grinch Alert website. We want to encourage you to read the article. We also pray that Christians will embrace the true meaning of the season. Jesus came to seek and to save the lost, … Continue reading GRINCH ALERT?

Lottie Moon Ideas by Dr. Chuck Lawless

Over the last two weeks, Dr. Chuck Lawless, Dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions and Evangelism at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, has been tweeting ideas for Southern Baptists to get involved in giving to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering this year. We hope this list will help you, your family, and your … Continue reading Lottie Moon Ideas by Dr. Chuck Lawless

B21 Podcast: Interview with Tullian Tchividjian

B21’s Nathan Akin had the privilege of interviewing Pastor Tullian Tchividjian for the B21 Podcast. A Bio from his blog at Gospel Coalition – William Graham Tullian Tchividjian (pronounced cha-vi-jin) is the Senior Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. A Florida native, he is a visiting professor of theology at Reformed … Continue reading B21 Podcast: Interview with Tullian Tchividjian