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Nov 2017

If Gender Matters to God, then Masculinity Matters to Us

This might be a good time to remind you that, while I serve as editor of the Baptist Times, my views do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Global Independent Baptist Fellowship. Likely, all of us agree that gender is important. We might simply weight it differently. The priority we give it would differ broadly among pastors and churches. …

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Sept 2017

Four Scenes from a Missions Trip

As I prepare to go to the Philippines to preach a Missions Conference for Missionary Mike Reap, my mind frequently wanders to previous trips I’ve taken to far-off lands and to the adventures I have encountered. While it doesn’t deal directly with being a sending church, it should serve as a challenge to sending churches to always be mindful that …

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July 2017

An Honest Assessment of Youth Methods

One of my passions in life comes as a result of believing that America needs independent Baptist churches. Really badly. Basically, America needs New Testament Christianity, and my own study of Scripture leads to me to believe that independent Baptist churches—warts and all—come closer to that than any other type of church. Therefore, I have a passion that we not …

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