Good News from Germany

Jeff Brown is an alumnus of Central Seminary who, with his wife Linda, has spent decades working in southern Germany. Here’s an excerpt from their latest prayer update: In October we celebrated with the independent Baptist Church of Erlangen their 25 years of...

Remembering Bruce Charpie

Yesterday (Thursday, November 17), was Bruce Charpie’s funeral. He passed away a few days ago after a brief bout with leukemia. The funeral was one of the most Christ honoring that I can remember attending. It was genuinely a model of how believers ought to mark...

Chaplain Jeff Freeman

Fourth Baptist Church regularly features missionary speakers on Wednesday evenings. Last night we heard Jeff Freeman, a recent graduate of Central Seminary. Jeff isn’t a missionary in the usual sense. He is chaplain at the Hennepin County Correctional...

Do We Need Rhetoric?

Joel Zartman says that we do, partly because we cannot trust ourselves. Read the whole thing at Unknowing. Which is why you need rhetoric. You have to be conscious of it if you want to do it at all well, unless you naturally do it well. It requires consideration, and...