By Steve Morgan on Monday, January 29, 2018

1) Learn about the ministries going on in the city and invest yourself in one We have a lot going on in Nola. A million different ministries for a million different people, but there’s a common thread running through almost all of these ministries. We want to see every heart...

By Steve Morgan on Monday, February 5, 2018

Mardi Gras probably isn’t what you think. It’s less Bourbon Street and more families returning to their same spots year after year on St. Charles. We (Chris Shaffer and I) put together a list of tips to help you get into the carnival spirit and avoid rookie mistakes. 1) Plan ahead....

By Steve Morgan on Monday, February 12, 2018

I remain unconvinced that all of the purported crimes against African Americans are rooted in racism. Some most definitely are, whereas with others, I remain skeptical. But that hardly matters. It doesn’t take a report from the news of a shooting involving a white police officer and a black civilian to recognize...

By DeAron Washington on Monday, February 19, 2018

The abolishing of Jim Crow got African Americans into the classroom but not into the curriculum. I have never been assigned a book by a black scholar. I have never had a seminary professor who is a person of color. Various lectures have skipped over black people in church history. For...

By Steve Morgan on Monday, November 13, 2017

One of our adjunct professors at the Miami campus has written a wonderful article over at TGC. You'll also note that he has an upcoming book about communal reading in antiquity. Normally we don't point you to other blogs, but we are making an exception this time because we value...

By Paul Sanchez on Monday, November 6, 2017

I love preaching. Out of all the things I do as a pastor, preaching is a special source of joy for me. Perhaps this is true for most pastors. Of course, the Scriptures reinforce the central role preaching for the pastoral office. In some of Paul’s final words recorded in...

By Obbie Todd on Monday, October 23, 2017

I recently asked a group of high schoolers at Summer Camp whether Jesus Christ has a human soul. After a few seconds of silence, they all shook their heads NO. Unbeknownst to almost all of the chaperones and parents standing in the room, all 40 teenagers from Talladega, AL had...

By Cory Barnes on Monday, September 25, 2017

Grammar matters. Each sentence must have, at minimum, subject and verb. The core of a sentence’s meaning is inseparable from the action done and the actor performing said action. Consider the implications of changing the verb in a sentence. There is a significant difference between “I will.” and “I kill.”...