What’re you skeered of?

What’re you skeered of?

By John Pierce Before Battlefield Parkway (that locals still call “2A”) connected Fort Oglethorpe and Ringgold, Ga., as well as I-75, the brief drive from our house to church was over undesignated Daffron Hill. Daily traffic counts were in the mere dozens. Returning...
Dark-glass confessions

Dark-glass confessions

By John Pierce Apparently, a kinder, gentler approach to addressing social issues has caused concern among some Southern Baptists who preferred the harsh rhetoric of former ethics hit man Richard Land to his younger and more winsome successor, Russell Moore. So Frank...
Needed and appreciated

Needed and appreciated

By John Pierce Worthy causes abound. There are many and varied groups that benefit from our generous giving. Baptists Today is one such charitable organization where, as I often say, such gifts are greatly “needed and appreciated.” That is, we depend on the...
Responding to nutty comments — or not

Responding to nutty comments — or not

By John Pierce Our editorial staff is an ignorant bunch. Fortunately, someone with far superior knowledge picked up a copy of our monthly publication recently — and not only read it, but warned us of the embedded dangers associated with our wayward thinking. One...