Editorials by Bob Terry


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]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Jul. 11 2018

Can a Woman Lead in the SBC?

Days before the recent annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in Dallas, the SBC was abuzz with talk about electing a woman... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Jul. 4 2018

Blessed Is the Nation Whose God Is the Lord

By Bob Terry Editor, The Alabama Baptist It is not called a “National Day” but that is what July 4th is for those of us living in the United... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Jun. 20 2018

Democracy and Accountability at Work

The annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is often described as the largest democratic gathering in the world. This year 9,637... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Jun. 13 2018

Honoring an Abba-like Relationship

For some, the reference to God as “Father” is a reference to God as “Creator.” Clearly the Bible teaches that God created the heavens... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | Jun. 6 2018

God Cares for You

The words penned by the Apostle Peter were revolutionary. “God cares for you,” he boldly assured Christians caught up in the midst of persecution... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | May. 30 2018

The Farm Bill and the Bible

One of the major pieces of legislation currently before the Congress of the United States is the Farm Bill. Every five years Congress is supposed... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | May. 23 2018

Choosing a New SBC President

The telephone caller wanted to know what the race for president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) was like in Alabama. He said in his... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | May. 16 2018

Are You an Apostle?

“Apostle” is not a term often used in Baptist circles. For most Baptists the word connotes the Twelve disciples of Jesus who are called... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | May. 9 2018

Mothering the People of God

The most common image for God in the Bible is “Father.” Jesus referred to God as “Father” 65 times in the synoptic gospels and more than... [READ MORE]

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