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Counterpoints: Who Runs the Church

Counterpoints: Who Runs the Church

by Paige Patterson, Peter Toon, L. Roy Taylor and Samuel E. Waldron

Churches have split and denominations have formed over the issue of church government. Yet while many Christians can explain their particular church’s form of rule and may staunchly uphold it, few have a truly biblical understanding of it. What model for governing the church does the Bible provide? Is there room for different methods? Or is just one way th… Read more…

Fuel the Fire: Lessons from the History of Southern Baptist Evangelism

Fuel the Fire: Lessons from the History of Southern Baptist Evangelism

by Paige Patterson, Jason G Duesing and Charles Kelley

The evangelistic focus of the Southern Baptist Convention has diminished, creating unprecedented challenges.  In Fuel the Fire, Chuck Kelley intends to start a conversation. A denomination accustomed to the inevitability of growth is in the grip of decline. By remembering the evangelistic strategies and core convictions that have strengthened the S… Read more…

Pastoral Ministry: The Ministry of a Shepherd

Pastoral Ministry: The Ministry of a Shepherd

by Paige Patterson, Jason G Duesing and Deron J Biles

Pastoral Ministry brings together the mandate of God, the needs of the sheep, and the model of the good Shepherd to uniquely inspire and equip you to fulfill your ministry as a shepherd.… Read more…

Southern Baptist Identity: An Evangelical Denomination Faces the Future

Southern Baptist Identity: An Evangelical Denomination Faces the Future

by Richard Land, R. Albert MohlerJr., Russell D. Moore, David S. Dockery, Timothy George, Daniel L. Akin, Paige Patterson, Ed Stetzer, R. Stanton Norman, Gregory A. Wills, James Leo Garrett, Morris H. Chapman, Jim Shaddix, Thom Rainer, M Day, Russell Moore and Mike Day

What was once a small, southern, predominantly white denomination has become America's largest evangelical denomination. Yet with the Southern Baptist Convention's growth have come the challenges of increasing fragmentation, theological controversy, and sweeping cultural change. These challenges have caused leaders and members to ask: What does it me… Read more…

Pastoral Leadership for Manhood and Womanhood

Pastoral Leadership for Manhood and Womanhood

by R. Kent Hughes, Paul David Tripp, C. J. Mahaney, Wayne Grudem, Edward T. Welch, David Powlison, Dennis Rainey, Daniel L. Akin, Bob Lepine, H. B. LondonJr., Timothy B. Bayly, Ken Sande, Bob Davies, Dick Purnell, Paige Patterson and London Jr

As the shepherd of the flock, a pastor has many responsibilities–few as great as leading and training families. The pervasive attitude and beliefs of the world have only added stress and confusion to this task. Sixteen highly regarded men and women help bring clarity and guidance to this important issue. They tackle practical topics such as how and why… Read more…