But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Tuesday, 06 March 2018 21:07

Does God Hear the Prayers of Unbelievers?

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Monday, 05 March 2018 23:00

True Greatness

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Authors: Aaron Menikoff

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I grew skeptical when he called it “an offer you can’t refuse.” Either this man was hiding something about the house he was trying to sell me, or his sales technique was deeply influenced by The Godfather movies. The “deal” was a dirt-cheap price on a house in one of...

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 21:54

Why every pastor needs to become a better listener

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Are you a bad listener? What would your spouse or best friend or roommate or children say about you? People tend to think much more highly of themselves than they actually deserve.

So what would you say: are you a good or bad listener?

Impatience leads to shoddy listening. An impatient listener is...

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Billy Graham leaves behind a rich legacy not only in evangelism and American religious life, but in the history of Southern Seminary. In 1963, under the leadership of SBTS President Duke McCall, the school established the Billy Graham chair of evangelism, which became a position now held by Timothy...

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 02:06

3 Questions with Brett McCracken

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imageBrett McCracken Senior editor at The Gospel Coalition, author of Uncomfortable, regular film critic

Your new book Uncomfortable explains the value of embracing flawed but essential local church communities. Why was that topic important to you?

It was important to me because the local church is so...

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imageThe City of God and the Goal of Creation by T. Desmond Alexander (Crossway, 2018, $15.99)

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“At the very heart of God’s plan for our world stands an extraordinary city,” T. Desmond Alexander writes. His new book, The City of God and the Goal of Creation, is the...

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The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down: The Lord’s Prayer as a Manifesto for Revolution

R. Albert Mohler Jr.

The Lord’s Prayer is a revolutionary and earth-shattering manifesto for God’s eternal reign in heaven and earth, writes R. Albert Mohler Jr. in his new book, The Prayer...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Below, R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Seminary, talks with Towers editor Andrew J.W. Smith about his new book, The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down.

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AJWS: Why write a book on prayer now? Was there a motivating factor?

RAM: There’s a motivating factor...

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 01:44

Ten Recommendations for Navigating Singleness

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Randy Stinson has been at Southern Seminary for 21 years. During that time, he’s seen a lot of students — single and married — come and go. As a professor of family ministry in addition to his responsibilities as provost, Stinson has watched students steer themselves through the...

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 01:44

Finding Your Place

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JACINDA MELSON, WOMEN’S RESIDENT DIRECTOR AT BOYCE COLLEGE, has spent time in South America as a journeyman for the International Mission Board and teaches Sunday School at Hunsinger Baptist Church. She is also single into her 30s. Below, she discusses singleness, ministry, and contentment...

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 01:44

The Gift of Singleness?

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“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife,” Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice.

Jane Austen wrote Pride and Prejudice about and during a time when marriage was often a financial necessity for women and a social...

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 01:43

Learning From History

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One of John D. Wilsey’s favorite hobbies is to go out into the woods with nothing but a compass and a map, and find his way to a destination with no trail. Sometimes he goes at night, sometimes during the day. It’s called “orienteering,” and he’s been doing it for...

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Tuesday, 27 February 2018 22:06

Can a Christian be demon possessed?

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Authors: Stephen J. Wellum...

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Monday, 26 February 2018 23:00

The Cross, The Contenders, The Calling

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Authors: Kevin Jones

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A debate over Sunday school versus small groups has developed over recent years. Many are rethinking the value of small groups, deciding to make a shift back to Sunday school or a similar model.

Some churches have decided to keep Sunday school while adding groups, some have always held true to the...

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Thursday, 22 February 2018 20:00

5 things every pastor can learn from Billy Graham

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On its face, a call for pastors to imitate Billy Graham is as fitting as a call for congressmen to imitate George Washington or young basketball players to imitate Michael Jordan. However, asking a local pastor to model his ministry according to that of a traveling celebrity televangelist who...

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018 23:00

Life in Four Stages: The Wonder of Childhood

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Authors: R. Albert Mohler Jr.

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Definitive pronouncements about a person’s legacy are best left to future historians, but in the case of Billy Graham, certain reliable observations can be made now. As I both mourn his passing today, and rejoice that he is now with the Savior whom he deeply loved, I offer these reflections...

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:02

Billy Graham and Southern Seminary

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Billy Graham’s rapid trajectory to renown — from his 1934 conversion during Baptist evangelist Mordecai Ham’s Charlotte, North Carolina, crusade, through his searching student days at Bob Jones College and Florida Bible Institute, and on to the 1949 Los Angeles evangelistic...

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Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:35

5 tips every wife and mother in ministry needs

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Many ministry wives are overwhelmed, stressed out, and stretched thin.

I’m so thankful that Sojourn Network invests in ministry wives. During this year’s Leaders’ Summit, I was asked to speak to the wives on the topic of balancing ministry, motherhood, and marriage (you can listen...

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Monday, 19 February 2018 23:00

All Things New in the New Semester

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Authors: Michael Pohlman

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Thursday, 15 February 2018 20:54

4 tools to help busy pastors stay informed

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When I was growing up in the 1980’s, we watched the national news almost every afternoon at five o’clock. The only question was whether we would watch ABC, CBS, or NBC. The Mobile Press-Register arrived every morning and the Clarke County Democrat showed up every Thursday. We trusted...

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Wednesday, 14 February 2018 23:00

Here We Go Again!

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Authors: Thomas R. Schreiner

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