IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT

2023 #1Have you had a question about the Christian faith that you thought no one could answer? The leaders of the Shreveport Chapter will be in front of the room taking questions in our annual Serious Questions Forum. The gathering will take place on January 10 at Shreveport’s Brookwood Baptist Church in our coffee shop, … Continue reading IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT

I Couldn’t Have Said It Better Myself

2022 #5If God had perceived that our greatest need was economic, he would have sent an economist. If he had perceived that our greatest need was entertainment, he would have sent us a comedian or an artist. If God had perceived that our greatest need was political stability, he would have sent us a politician. … Continue reading I Couldn’t Have Said It Better Myself

Crucial Questions: An Apologetics Catechism

Question 2: What benefits the believer from learning about Christian apologetics?Answer 2: Christian apologetics is a vital part of discipleship for the believer.Comment: Christians are called to be followers of Jesus Christ. Discipleship is a lifelong series of decisions that lead to a closer personal relationship and obedience to God and His directions for life. … Continue reading Crucial Questions: An Apologetics Catechism

Crucial Questions: An Apologetics Catechism

Christian ApologeticsQuestion 1: Why should we apologize for the Christian faith?Answer 1: The Christian faith makes claims to truth that should be defended by all believers.Comment: At a ministry fair some years ago, a sweet senior lady asked what type of ministry I was representing. “I teach apologetics,” I replied. This nice Christian woman said … Continue reading Crucial Questions: An Apologetics Catechism

The Guidepost Report on Sexual Abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention

A Review and CommentReviewWhen Southern Baptists met as a convention in 2021, the Messengers voted to form a Task Force to investigate claims of sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention. The Task Force contracted with Guidepost Solutions, an independent firm. On May 22, 2022, Guidepost Solutions released its much anticipated report to the SBC … Continue reading The Guidepost Report on Sexual Abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention

IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT

2022 #5“Historic Christianity is a religion of mystery,” says theologian Kenneth Samples. There are aspects of Christian thought which present questions which we must consider both in faith and in logic. Christian thinkers have attempted to provide answers to those mysteries which respect both faith and logic. At the monthly gathering of the Shreveport Chapter … Continue reading IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT

Easter 2022: Women and the Empty Tomb of Jesus

Think about the situation from the perspective of the disciple of Jesus of Nazareth that first Easter Sunday morning. Their leader was dead, He was killed on a Roman cross at the behest of the Jewish religious leadership. Jesus spoke to those disciples in such a way that they believed He was going to lead … Continue reading Easter 2022: Women and the Empty Tomb of Jesus

IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT

2022 #2Christians are often accused of being anti-intellectual. Critics of the Christian worldview say that believers operate on blind faith. But, Scripture and Christian thought relate faith to reason in big ways. In fact, the Christian worldview has shaped the scope of Western intellectual culture. Kenneth Samples discusses this in his book Christianity Cross-Examined. The … Continue reading IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT