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Robed in caps and gowns over their white prison uniforms, 33 inmates in Texas’ maximum security Darrington Prison Unit made history May 9 as they received bachelor’s degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, becoming the inaugural graduating class of the... Continue...

The prophet Daniel is best known for surviving a night in the lions’ den—as an octogenarian no less. Much earlier in his life, Daniel survived three years in a different kind of lions’ den: an internship in the Babylonian royal... Continue...

Next week the Southern Baptist Convention meets in Columbus, Ohio for its 157th annual meeting. Here are five facts you should know about America’s largest Protestant denomination. 1. The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), a name which refers to both the... Continue...

She was a new member of the church and asked me how she could get more involved. I mentioned several things including women’s ministry and when I did her countenance changed and she said, “I just cannot take another Proverbs... Continue...

The Gospel of Jesus Christ will always be true, life-giving, refreshing, glorious, stunning. But it will never be cool. The core proclamations of the New Testament’s teachings on human sin and divine redemption ultimately are offensive to fallen humanity; this... Continue...

Recently, my son (and pastor) Jedidiah asked me to preach on “ the Christian and entertainment” as part of a series touching on our work, money, politics, relationships, and more as Christians. I had a week to prepare, and I... Continue...

Dan Darling, vice president of communications at the ERLC, interviews Randy Alcorn about how the Bible informs our care for and value of animals. Alcorn is an author and the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom:... Continue...

These days, there seems to be an unending drama between some white police officers and some members of the black community. With the abundance of cell phone cameras and now body cameras on some police officers, Americans will continue to... Continue...

Facing mental illness is not an easy process. Regardless of how informed we are, this process is not easy. Trying to walk this difficult journey by yourself only makes it harder. Often, in the arena of mental illness, what the... Continue...

Ministry and mission opportunities have taken me to several “closed” countries, nations whose governments consistently silence Christianity. I have seen how routinely and brutally those in power attempt to intimidate Christians into silence. I have returned from each of those... Continue...