Trinity Baptist Church: A covenantal, congregational, confessional community

This sermon was delivered on July 14, 2013, as a conclusion to a larger series on the Order of Worship at Trinity Baptist Church.   Text: Psalm 146. I. Two weeks ago, in Greensboro, a group of Baptists met in a Sheraton convention center for the 22nd annual Cooperative Baptist Fellowship general assembly.  There, weContinue reading “Trinity Baptist Church: A covenantal, congregational, confessional community”

Biblical scholarship creates conflicts where they often do not exist

Writing about the Bible in his latest book After You Believe, popular scholar N. T. Wright notes, “The whole story is the whole story.”  There are plenty of people who would like to slice and dice the Bible into sections; others simply ignore what they don’t like while proof-texting to support their own values. ManyContinue reading “Biblical scholarship creates conflicts where they often do not exist”