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Archive of entries posted on September 2015

Preaching on Social Issues in a Gospel Manner

Preaching on the social issues of the day is often done poorly, and, thus, many conservative Bible preachers look askance at the practice. Too often preachers have left behind their mandate of preaching the Word for the mess of pottage which is cultural and political commentary. I imagine I am not the only one who […]

Mission Training with To Every Tribe

I recently had the opportunity to teach New Testament Survey for missionary trainees at To Every Tribe, and I was very impressed with the organization. I deeply appreciate the vision and passion of David Sitton (founder and president of TET), and all those I met there. These people are training to go to dangerous and […]

“Shepherds in a Ranching Culture”

Hal Poe wrote a column with this title recently for our local paper, The Jackson Sun. It is well worth reading. Hal underscores the importance of pastoral oversight and care and the value of smaller congregations. Here is a piece of his warning about inherent issues of large, mass meetings: The mass meeting has always […]