According to the video description, W. A. Criswell preached this message in San Antonio, Texas for the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference in 1988.
How many tweets have followed something like this formula? Pastor, if you don’t address _____________ [latest social media justice conversation] on Sunday, you have compromised the gospel. I get the motivation. We want to make sure our ministry connects to real world issues. We confess that Christ’s lordship is universal, that he will ultimately redeemContinue reading “Don’t Preach from the Twitter Lectionary: On Pastoral Ministry and Social Issues”
Mary Kassian wrote a fine essay recently in which she poses the question, “Where can women teach?” She lays out eight principles to guide our answers to that question in various situations. The principles flow from her central conviction with regard to the question, which she states in the beginning of her essay as follows: AsContinue reading “The Fatherly Act of Preaching”
In this article, Thomas Schreiner takes up the issue of whether or not women should preach, and reminds us, “the issue matters, for as churches we must order our practices in accord with the word of God and not our own wisdom. When we deviate from the biblical pattern, there are always consequences.”
In this article, Tom Ascol directs his readers to a debate that “Pastor Dwight McKissic and I held in Birmingham on June 10, 2019, the day before the Southern Baptist Convention convened in its annual meeting. The question we debated is ‘Should women be allowed to preach in our Lord’s Day worship services?’ It wasContinue reading “The Debate: Should Women Be Allowed to Preach? (Tom Ascol)”