An Unholy Alliance to Make America Old Testament Again

An Unholy Alliance to Make America Old Testament Again

Merely one year ago it is was largely unthinkable that evangelicals would turn to an evil man like Donald Trump — a malignant narcissist, sexual predator, serial hater, unethical businessman and pathological liar dismissed by many evangelicals at that time as an...
American Evangelical Identity: Conservative Politics

American Evangelical Identity: Conservative Politics

The following article was originally published in the “February 2016 Baptist Studies Bulletin.” At what point does a religious group become captive to a dominant culture? When does a given expression of Christianity become so identified with a particular...
Baptist Identity: A Revolutionary Journey

Baptist Identity: A Revolutionary Journey

This article was originally published in the January 2016 edition of the Baptist Studies Bulletin. Four hundred years ago and decades before the Enlightenment, a largely-unsung hero of humanity died alone in a dark prison cell in the city of London. From a prominent...
Christmas in Montana

Christmas in Montana

The holiday season has arrived in Montana, complete with enough cold weather and snow cover guaranteeing a winter Christmas. Christmas means many different things to many of us. For families with small children, it is a time of great anticipation and includes a visit...
News from Science: Humanity Past, Present, Future

News from Science: Humanity Past, Present, Future

While theology focuses on the nature of religious faith and God (and there is a wide range of theological thought in Baptist life, with which some are quite comfortable and others rather disturbed), science of the 21st century is rapidly advancing our understanding of...