I came back this past week from a fun but exhausting trip to Louisville where I preached four sermons. We got back late on a Monday night, which meant I was already a full day behind, and all of the weekly responsibilities hadn't hit the pause button simply because I was out of town. Unless … Continue reading Want Social Justice? Stop Avoiding Jury Duty.
Tomorrow we will enter the year 2019. 2019. It doesn’t matter how bad the previous year is, at New Year's we all hope for better. It’s a time for confetti and champagne and resolutions and hope. It's funny really. We’ve picked an arbitrary day from our calendar year and agreed to designate it as the … Continue reading Guard Your Steps into 2019
I've seen a few videos of people burning their gear this morning after the announcement from Nike that they are going to make a controversial athlete the face of their new ad campaign and make billions of dollars and garner thousands of free ads from...well, people posting videos of them burning their Nike gear. But … Continue reading Four Things You Could Do Instead of Burning Your Nike Gear
As many of you know, I've been giving away my best stuff to other platforms like Christianity Today, Desiring God, and TGC for the past few years. Sometimes I do a bad job keeping you all in the loop about those posts. Sorry! Here are two recent ones posted at my alma mater SBTS's blog … Continue reading New Posts at Southern Equip and Think Christian
I posted last night: https://www.facebook.com/chadcashby/posts/10100214343092212 Several friends and church members were curious why this late announcement from the leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention elicited such a strong response from me. I wanted to share a few thoughts. First of all, it has nothing to do with VP Mike Pence's personal character or Christian faith. … Continue reading Why I’m Troubled by VP Pence’s Address to the SBC
New Piece at Christianity Today Today it was announced that Paige Patterson will be made President Emeritus at SWBTS. I believe there are thousands of SBC pastors who are not only grieved by what Patterson has done in his ministry and the lack of repentance, but also disagree fundamentally with his theology of abuse and … Continue reading New Articles at CT and TGC on Abuse, Church Relationships
"I grew up in Freetown, Virginia, a community of farming people. It wasn't really a town. The name was adopted because the first residents had all been freed from chattel slavery and they wanted to be known as a town of Free People." From the opening paragraph of The Taste of Country Cooking, I was … Continue reading Edna Lewis and the Flourishing of African Americans