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Defending Christ in a Small Church

Defending Christ in a small church has its difficulties. It is a unique challenge to those who want to see the Church become faithful to her calling to give a reasonable defense for our hope in Christ. There are reasons to be concerned about this problem. One of which is the predominance of small churches. […]

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Apologetics Brick by Brick

As I prepare to write a review for Andy Bannister’s newest book The Atheist Who Didn’t Exist or the Dreadful Consequences of Bad Arguments, it occurred to me that the only thing worse than a bad argument for Christianity may be no argument for Christianity. Andy may not agree and to be sure, I mean […]

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Whistling Dixie Past the Graveyard of Racism

Unless you’ve had your head buried in the cultural sandlot, you’re probably beginning to see racial issues in America as more complicated than before.Once relegated by the cultural elitists to the South, racism has become a chasm that threatens the neo-patriotic idea of indivisibility more like a cracked windshield than a geographic fault-line. It’s fissures […]

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Will Southern Baptists Reject the Southern Cross of St Andrew

Will Southern Baptists reject the Southern Cross of St. Andrew? That is a question that will be answered June 14 & 15 in St Louis as the Southern Baptists have their annual convention. At the top of the agenda and with much anticipation is a resolution for all Southern Baptists and their neighbors to reject […]