Texas Passes the Heartbeat Bill

One of the most insightful classes I had in Pastoral Ministry class in Seminary wasn’t taught by the professor. He was out that day and his grader stepped in for him. He used an illustration of placing “Danger! Bridge Out!” signs on a mountain road. He pointed out the church’s strength of warning of the…

God’s Intimate Knowledge of Us

In Psalm 139 in today’s Bible reading* we see a powerful statement of God’s intimate knowledge of us. David begins the Psalm acknowledging that God has already searched him and known him. The word search, “can refer to initial phases of a search or the end result, but always connotes a diligent, difficult probing.[1] the…

Beth Moore Leaves the SBC

I learned earlier this month that Beth Moore has decided to leave the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). For some, this comes as shocking news. For others, it was only a matter of time. Beth Moore is one of the most popular woman Bible teachers in the Western Christian Church. And because of her popularity, Beth…