Guest Columns
  • What to do when God seems distant

    October 28 2011 by Diane Montgomery, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    FORT WORTH, Texas – She was sitting there contemplating what to say. She had so many thoughts running through her mind. Her feelings seemed to change with every thought. He’d been so part of her life that she couldn’t imagine...

  • Yes, son, we are rich

    October 27 2011 by Chuck Bentley, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    When my oldest two sons, Hank and Todd, were small boys, we took a family vacation to the Colorado mountains with two other families. Both of the other families had far more money than the Bentleys.

  • How to have a God-honoring Halloween

    October 26 2011 by Eugene Curry, Baptist Press | with 1 comments

    There’s an old British prayer that I’ve always found rather charming: “From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night, good Lord deliver us.” As we move toward Halloween, I imagine...

  • 10 revival meeting tips

    October 25 2011 by Jake Roudkovski, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    NEW ORLEANS – Even though the number of revival meetings in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has been declining, a significant amount of churches continue to use revival meetings for evangelism and revitalization.

  • Is Mormonism Christian?

    October 21 2011 by Phil Roberts, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    KANSAS City, Mo. – Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Church of Dallas touched a very sensitive nerve when he referred to the Mormon church and faith as a cult. People have raised the issue and the question, “What, in fact, are...

  • Evangelism or justice – which do we choose?

    October 20 2011 by Russell D. Moore, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Some evangelicals talk as though personal evangelism and public justice are contradictory concerns, or, at least, that one is part of the mission of the church and the other isn’t. I think otherwise, and I think the...

  • 4 keys to keep people in church

    October 19 2011 by Thom S. Rainer, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – I had an extended conversation with a pastor of a church this past week. The topic was not that different from those I’ve had with church leaders for nearly 25 years. The pastor’s words were similar to those I...

  • Keep God in the driver’s seat

    October 19 2011 by David Jeremiah, Baptist Press | with 0 comments