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.


October 17, 2018

Theology 101 — The Church as a Building

Ecclesiology Through Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist We have previously considered insights from two biblical images ... [READ MORE]

October 10, 2018

Theology 101 — The Church as a Bride

Ecclesiology Through Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D.  Special to The Alabama Baptist This week we continue considering images about the Church, ... [READ MORE]

October 3, 2018

Theology 101 — The Church as a Body

Ecclesiology Through Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The Bible uses more than a dozen common images by which to ... [READ MORE]

September 26, 2018

Theology 101 — Stewardship of Talents

Stewardship By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The Baptist Faith and Message statement about stewardship opens with three ... [READ MORE]

September 19, 2018

Theology 101 — Stewardship of Time

By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The role of stewards and the idea of stewardship can be found throughout the Bible. Early ... [READ MORE]

September 12, 2018

Theology 101 — Stewardship of Possessions

Stewardship By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Stewardship is one way of expressing the appropriate response Christians owe ... [READ MORE]

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