Category Archives: Young Guys

Rehoboam Lite

  When I was a college student, my pastor was one of John Rice’s sons-in-law. In a sincere effort to reach more people and “minister to this generation,” he attended “How to do it” meetings sponsored by the Navigators, the … Continue reading

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Rehoboam- Who are you listening to?

The story of Rehoboam in I Kings 12 seems increasingly relevant to independent Baptists in the 21st Century.  Rehoboam, of course, was the son of Solomon and the one to whom the Proverbs had been written.  He was given excellent advice and excellent … Continue reading

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Part Three: Trends among Independent, Fundamental Baptists

This is the third and final part to some trends that I have observed. There is a tendency to trivialize.   A while ago, someone informed me with raised eyebrows that a certain well-known preacher had traveled to a meeting … Continue reading

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Part Two- Trends Among Independent, Fundamental Baptists.

There is a tendency to institutionalize. Man is tribal. He likes to belong to a group.  While many fellowships do many good things, they are dangerous when they become more important than the local church.  When we only support “our … Continue reading

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Part One: Trends Among Independent, Fundamental Baptists

“And of the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do; the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brethren were at their commandment.” I Chronicles 12:32  … Continue reading

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