Theology 101


Jerry Batson taught religion at several schools of religion, served as associate dean of Beeson Divinity School at Samford University in Birmingham and filled pastorates in Alabama Baptist life throughout his career. He now provides a weekly basic theology lesson for Alabama Baptist readers.


November 13, 2019

Theology 101 — Tested by Fiery Trials

Tempted and Tried By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist In his gospel song “Farther Along,” W.B. Stevens begins the opening ... [READ MORE]

November 6, 2019

Theology 101: Temptations

Tempted and tried By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Sometimes ordinary words can be hard to nail down to their precise or ... [READ MORE]

October 30, 2019

Theology 101: A Hopeful Life

Aspects of an Abundant Life By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist It is impossible to imagine an abundant life that is at the ... [READ MORE]

October 23, 2019

Theology 101 — A Fruitful Life

Aspects of an Abundant Life By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist An abundant life is one characterized by words of fullness ... [READ MORE]

October 16, 2019

Theology 101 — A Purposeful Life

Aspects of an Abundant Life By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist An abundant Christian life is one that is full of joy and prayer ... [READ MORE]

October 9, 2019

Theology 101 — A Prayerful Life

Aspects of an Abundant Life By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The very idea of believers experiencing an abundant life while ... [READ MORE]

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