Reflections on Billy Graham

Dr. Carol M. Kaminski

This past fall I read the book Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. This is the amazing story of Louie Zamperini, an Olympic track runner who ran in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Yet everything changed when he was drafted for WWII and became an Army Air Corps bombardier in 1941. His B-24 plane crashed over the Pacific, and in a remarkable feat of unwavering tenacity and endurance, he and two others survived on a raft. One person finally died, but the remaining two men ...

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Preaching CASKET EMPTY at Kenwood Baptist Church in Cincinnati, Ohio

Dr. David L. Palmer

God’s primary calling on my life is as a pastor. God’s Word is addressed to the community of faith. Scholarship should always benefit the life of the church. CASKET EMPTY is a powerful way to help God’s people see the unity of Scripture. Although God inspired sixty-six different books, in three distinct languages, over thousands of years, the Bible is ...

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The Call of Abraham and Its Implications for Mission Today

Dr. Carol M. Kaminski

I’ve been reading Rod Dreher’s book, The Benedict Option: A Strategy for a Post-Christian Nation. There is much to be commended in this book, which David Brooks suggests will be one of the more influential books of the decade. Dreher rightly emphasizes the importance of Christian community and spiritual disciplines, especially as ...

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Artists respond to God’s promises in Christ

Dr. David L. Palmer

I love to see the beauty that is created when people meet Jesus Christ. Throughout Christian history, the gospel has inspired some of the most beautiful art, music, and literature that the world has known. In our church, we try to value the artistic gifts that God generously gives. One of the ways that we are doing this ...

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