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Archive for March, 2008

Report from the Texas IRBS extension classes

Friday, March 28th, 2008

From Prof. Renihan: Greetings. We are in our final weekend of extension classes held in Mansfield, TX. The Lord’s blessings have been evident. I have been teaching a course that is based on the first part of my first-year pastoral theology class in Escondido.

The early Irish Baptists

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Submitted by IRBS Fellow Dr. Crawford Gribben The early Irish Baptists Waterford, a harbour town on the southern coast of Ireland, is not a regular destination for visiting tourists. Its name is rarely associated with the grand stream of Irish church history. But concealed in this obscurity is one of the most important churches in […]

Erín go bragh!

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Today is a good day to consider these websites: Mission::Ireland I will build my Church in Ireland Stephen Murphy’s Blog  Pray for the spread of the gospel in this beautiful island.

Beware the Ides of March?

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

Calvin on Providence and Fortune: Institutes 1:16:2 (Thanks to Mr. Brandon Wilkins for this reference) That this distinction may be the more manifest, we must consider that the Providence of God, as taught in Scripture, is opposed to fortune and fortuitous causes. By an erroneous opinion prevailing in all ages, an opinion almost universally prevailing […]

Global Warming Warning

Monday, March 10th, 2008

The national media reports today that the Southern Baptist Convention has jumped on the global warming bandwagon. I wonder, why? Is this simply an evangelistic strategy, seeking to break down a perceived barrier with environmentalists? Or is something else going on?