Dust (to dust) and home on the range

Dust (to dust) and home on the range

By John D. Pierce Spending time in the American West takes me back to my childhood love of all things cowboy. While riding through expansive Hayden and Lamar valleys in Yellowstone National Park recently, I found myself working up my best TV announcer voice to...
Why, “But the Bible says…,” often rings so hollow

Why, “But the Bible says…,” often rings so hollow

By John D. Pierce It doesn’t mean much to say one believes the Bible. Just consider all the conflicting and often awful stuff said over the centuries, and even recently, by those claiming biblical authority. Not surprising, there are many people who reject the Bible...
Good gathering

Good gathering

By John D. Pierce Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Nurturing Faith exhibit at last week’s Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly in Dallas, where we offered copies of Nurturing Faith Journal and Bible Studies, CBF Resources and more than 75...
What is taking so long?

What is taking so long?

By John D. Pierce As a denominational body that has capitulated to fundamentalist power, the Southern Baptist Convention is at times a curiosity to me, but not a matter of real interest. I moved on long ago. Primarily, it revels in irrelevancy — passionately debating...
Dallas doings

Dallas doings

By John D. Pierce Nurturing Faith will have an active presence at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly this week (June 13-15) at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. Our exhibit will feature sample copies of Nurturing Faith Journal & Bible Studies, and the...

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