Sunday, October 22, 2006

George Bush's America and the Kingdom of God

I will be presenting a paper this year at ETS (Washington, DC) entitled "George Bush's America and the Kingdom of God." It will be given on Thursday November 17 in the Grant Room at 11:00 a.m.

The topic of discussion will center on a Christian's responsibility to government and whether or not there is a conflict between one's allegiance to the Kingdom of God and the State. It should stimulate a lot of scholarly discussion.

Hopefully, attendees will find their way to the session, since the time and place of the presentation have been changed.

Saturday, October 21, 2006

Criswell Theological Review Tackles Tongues

The Fall 2006 edition of the Criswell Theological Review (CTR), of which I serve as Editor, examines the "tongues controversy" that has recently rocked the Southern Baptist Convention. Both the International Mission Board (IMB) and the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Fort Worth, TX) have taken a strong stand against tongues. CTR has invited a group of scholars to write pro and con articles on the validity of speaking in tongues. Additionally, the Editor has conducted an exclsuive interview with Tom Hatley, former Chair of the IMB when the anti-tongues policy was proposed and passed.

A few articles will appear on the CTR website in the near future. You can access them at:

Hopefully. you will get your appetite wet and want to subscribe to CTR.