- Why I Am a Counselor
By Dr. James Hurley
- Some people ask why I have devoted a great part of my life to the counseling program at RTS. I haven't devoted my life to this program; rather, God has given me a chance to spend my life doing something I love in a wonderfully supportive setting...
- Born to Teach God's Word
- When RTS student David Arthur taught his first Sunday School class at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the pastors put him in a little room that would hold about ten people. A few weeks later, attendance had shot up to seventy-five and they had to move his class to the fellowship hall...
- A Father's Profession of Faith
by Dr. Burt D. Braunius
- Peter was nine weeks old in 1973 when the doctors at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Florida, said that he had cystic fibrosis. We were young parents, twenty-nine years old. At that time, CF children lived an average of twelve to fourteen years, suffering with chronic lung infections and digestive disorders...
Volume 18, Number 1
- President's Column
by Luder Whitlock
- I have known a few ornery people -- the kind who insist that black is white or white is black just to disagree. Few people are like that -- thank goodness. But we may often be more reactionary than we imagine, though not so difficult...
- How to Minister to the Disabled Q and A with
Joni Eareckson Tada
- A Getting the Church Off Dead Center
- Ron Davis (RTS '95) can't stand to see dying churches. He's as sad about their demise as you would be upon hearing of the serious illness or death of a close relative. But Ron and his staff at the Greenville Baptist Association are determined to fight the condition they see in the congregations around them and begin a reformation of the churches in America, starting in South Carolina...
- "Drink My Water and You'll Never Thirst Again"
by Dr. Dennis J. Ireland
- Outside my office window on the Jackson campus is a drain for rain runoff. At certain times of the year (especially the winter) a lot of water goes down that drain. In the summer, however, when it is hot and dry, what little rain we get produces a strip of green grass where the water runs down to the drain. Everything else is thirsty brown. The contrast is striking...