Editorials by Bob Terry


Editorials by Bob Terry | Sep. 19 2018

Do Members Quit Churches or Church Leaders?

That church attendance continues trending downward is not news. It has for years. In the 1950s about 49 percent of respondents indicated they... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Sep. 12 2018

Is Politics Stronger Than Faith?

On Aug. 31, 2017, a news release from Stanford University announced that according to a recent study, Americans cherish their political identity... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Sep. 5 2018

Bearing One Another’s Burdens

The pastor search committee of this rural Baptist church was excited about their recommendation for a new pastor. The candidate was known to... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Aug. 29 2018

Looking Under the Hood at TAB

Like a shiny new car, every issue of The Alabama Baptist (TAB) invites readers to spend a few minutes in an enjoyable experience that will leave... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Aug. 22 2018

Serving Today Is Different Than 50 Years Ago

August 19 was a special day for me. It marked my 50th anniversary of ministering through state Baptist papers. No one is more surprised at the... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Aug. 15 2018

A Modern-Day Luke

Have you ever thought of The Alabama Baptist as a modern-day Luke? I confess that I had not until David Platt, outgoing president of the International... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Aug. 8 2018

Facing the Issue of Sexual Abuse

Mark Aderholt has become the latest example in Southern Baptists’ struggle against sexual abuse and harassment. And while the International... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Aug. 5 2018

Will Money Trump Morality?

Sarah Silverman is supposed to be a comedian. Her shtick is trying to make abortion funny. At a recent fundraiser for abortion rights she joked... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Jul. 25 2018

Recalling the Price of Religious Liberty

Zurich, Switzerland, is an exotic location nestled at the base of the Swiss Alps. Few know of its importance in the struggle for religious liberty,... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Jul. 18 2018

Strengthened with Power

Both the Old and New Testaments contain prayers lifted to God on behalf of others. Ephesians 3:14–21 is one example. Here the Apostle Paul... [READ MORE]

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