• 5 good DVD movies that edify

    October 5 2012 by Phil Boatwright, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Every so often I find a film that not only entertains but also enlightens. Occasionally one comes along that even contains biblical precepts (not so often). Here are a few new-to-DVD movies I hope you’ll find...

  • American Bible Challenge – the best game show since Jeopardy

    August 22 2012 by Phil Boatwright, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – I recently viewed the pilot episode of GSN’s new series “The American Bible Challenge,” an original one-hour game show hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy. It premieres Thursday (Aug. 23) at 8 p.m. ET/PT. ...

  • Ronnie Floyd’s book offers wake-up call, needs follow-up

    May 22 2012 by Neale Davis, Book Review | with 0 comments

    Our Last Great Hope: Awakening the Great Commission by Ronnie Floyd (Thomas Nelson, September 2011)   Ronnie Floyd, pastor of Cross Church in Springdale, Ark., intended his book – Our Last Great Hope: Awakening the Great Commission...

  • ‘October Baby’ is refreshing & moving

    March 27 2012 by Joni B. Hannigan, Florida Baptist Witness | with 0 comments

    “October Baby” is an unexpected film which takes viewers through one of life’s most vulnerable times, leaving them alternately holding their heart and grabbing for tissues.

  • Re-release focuses on what women can do in the church

    March 13 2012 by Ashley Allen, Book Review | with 1 comments

    Originally released in 1958, Charles Ryrie’s book, The Role of Women in the Church, was re-  released in its second edition by B&H Academic (2011).

  • Book urges believers to get back to the truth of the gospel

    January 17 2012 by Neale Davis, Book review | with 0 comments

    “Being able to articulate the gospel is one thing; having its truth captivate your soul is quite another.” Has conservative Christianity allowed the gospel to be upstaged by moralism and legalism?

  • N.C. Baptist pastor’s book focuses on importance of missions

    December 6 2011 by Neale Davis, book review | with 0 comments

    “We need to distinguish between missions from a biblical perspective and the way the word has come to be used as a catchall expression to elevate, validate, or justify nearly anything people have introduced as a worthy cause for their church...

  • ‘Mighty Macs’ is moving

    October 24 2011 by Phil Boatwright, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    It’s 1971 and future Hall of Fame coach Cathy Rush is a woman ahead of her time. She’s about to make sports history. “The Mighty Macs,” coming to theaters this weekend, is based on the inspiring true story of Rush and the...

  • No apologies when it comes to God

    September 13 2011 by Neale Davis, book review | with 0 comments

    Erasing Hell: What God Said About Eternity, and the Things We’ve Made Up by Francis Chan and Preston Sprinkle (July 2011). “We can’t afford to be wrong on this issue.” — Francis Chan In a world of retreating convictions and militant political ...