Happy Shavuot! (Pentecost Pictures)

Today is Shavuot (Pentecost). As disciples of Jesus we celebrate the giving of the Holy Spirit in Acts 2. Shavuot is a holy day commanded by the LORD (Leviticus 23:15-16) that commemorates the giving of Torah (Exodus 19-20:23). The giving of the Law. The giving of the Spirit. Pentecost pictures. Jeremiah 31:33 (ESV) 33 For … Continue reading Happy Shavuot! (Pentecost Pictures)

4 Issues SBC Churches will Wrestle with for the Sake of the Gospel in 2014

While much of this article likely pertains to most Bible believing churches especially in the South, Midwest, and Southwest, I am focused specifically on my tribe because I know "us" and understand our particular plight with its own quirks. I am less astute in regards to the particular nuances of other denominational and non-denominational churches … Continue reading 4 Issues SBC Churches will Wrestle with for the Sake of the Gospel in 2014

New Life in the Next Generation

https://vimeo.com/74630671 Last week at Bay Area Christian School and in the student ministry of Bay Area First Baptist Church we saw an amazing out pouring of God's Spirit and an amazing response to the gospel of Jesus Christ. If you know me you know I'm praying that the next generation of American Christians to become … Continue reading New Life in the Next Generation