Joe Carter, Communications Specialist at The SBC Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, explains what we as Christians should know about the alt-right:
“Earlier today, the Southern Baptist Convention adopted a resolution condemning the movement known as the “alt-right.”
The language of the resolution reads, in part,
WHEREAS, Racism and white supremacy are, sadly, not extinct but present all over the world in various white supremacist movements, sometimes known as “white nationalism” or “alt-right”; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention, meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, June 13–14, 2017, decry every form of racism, including alt-right white supremacy, as antithetical to the Gospel of Jesus Christ; …
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Thomas Paine once said, “These are the times that try men’s souls.” Paine’s words still ring true today.
In The Beginning . A New Sermon Series
Sunday, January 8 we begin a new sermon series taking us on a year-long journey through the Bible that will begin in the book of Genesis and end in the book of Revelation. Our goal this year throughout each sermon series is to see our church members Centered on God’s Word and Sent into God’s World. Who will you invite to attend our Sunday services? I hope we can all be intentional and make inviting to church a priority. This is a great time of the year to invest and invite. Continue reading
I am honored that God has called me to pastor a wonderful church. Shady Oaks Baptist Church is filled with amazing people who love the Lord with all their heart and love to see life change in Christ! Continue reading
Charles Spurgeon, best known as the 19th century London “Prince of Preachers”, knew the importance and power of praying to God to see thousands of people in his church and city transformed. Pastors and church leaders would travel to his church to learn the secret of his success. When visitors would arrive at Spurgeon’s church Continue reading
Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day, created by President Woodrow Wilson as a way to remember all those who fought in “The War to End All Wars.”
In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first celebration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…”
Pray that as a nation we would return to God. As we call on God, let us do so by genuine faith, believing that He hears our prayers. God can heal this great land, for which our forefathers fought and died. We need spiritual renewal, we need a revival in America, and we need each and everyone to pray. Lord, Hear Our Cry! —Franklin Graham
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