Kudos to Jay Adkins, board of trustee member and pastor of First Baptist Church Westwego, for penning this article to his church’s website.
I’m embarrassed over the needless loss of three godly men from our faculty. One of which was voted teacher of the year (whose recognition was conspicuously dropped from a chapel service). [...]
This morning I revisited my diagram of Colossians 1:1-2. I am hoping to read and diagram my way through this epistle each morning and see what gems are hidden within the Greek. Two things stood out to me.
1) διὰ Θελήματος θεοῦ
I have chosen to translate this phrase “because of the will of [...]
Introduction to Joel
Different interpretations have been provided regarding the theological message of the book of Joel. James Hamilton argues that despite the interpretive difficulties in the book, “it can nevertheless be demonstrated that the center of Joel’s theology is the glory of God in salvation through judgment.” Interestingly enough, in [...]
YÔM YHWH in the Hebrew Bible
In critical scholarship, the day of the Lord has been interpreted in light of ancient Near Eastern background, as demonstrated and presented by Hermann Gunkel and Hugo Gressman. A lack of verbal parallels in the Babylonian, Phoenecian, Canaanite, and other sources, have altogether ruled out [...]
Lewis Richerson, pastor of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, has issued a call for Louisiana Baptist Convention Executive Director David Hankins to “resign as a member of the Board of Trustees and allow the board to operate in the fashion that it has from its inception, without the executive director of the Louisiana Baptist [...]
The Book of the Twelve, more commonly known as the Minor Prophets, is comprised of the following books: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. The English Bible places the books at the end of the Old Testament, whereas the Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (BHS) organizes the books in the [...]
1. Planned Parenthood Federation of America has 95 affiliates and 865 health centers, according to its latest annual report, which covers the 2008-09 fiscal year. They require that at least one clinic per affiliate must perform abortions. PP performs over 320,000 abortions a year.
2. The [...]
The Town Talk has published a scathing article citing numerous allegations against Louisiana College president Joe Aguillard. What is absent in the article? The smokescreen of Calvinism. This was never the issue at all.
According to Charles Quarles, Aguillard:
• Intentionally deceived LC administrators and trustees in saying the Cason Foundation, the donor that [...]