Use The Baptist Catechism as a Daily Devotional

A systematic study of core theological truths enhances your Christian life, builds your faith, and serves to glorify God and enjoy Him forever. The Baptist Catechism, produced by Reformed Baptists of the late 17th century, provides a helpful guide to key doctrines and practical applications that every Christian should master. The document’s 118 questions and […]

The Curse of the Black Spot

For a pirate, receiving the dreaded “black spot” spells certain doom. The death notice mark appears in pirate lore from Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1883 novel “Treasure Island” to Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean,” as well as countless other pirate tales. When a pirate receives the black spot, its Davey Jones’ locker for him. In chapter […]

L. L. Langstroth on Preventing Birds from Eating Your Bees

In the chapter on Requisites, I have spoken of the ravages of the mouse, and have there described the way in which my hives are guarded against its intrusion. That some kinds of birds are fond of bees, every Apiarian knows, to his cost; still, I cannot advise that any should, on this account, be […]

Southern Baptist Resolutions on The Lord’s Day

The Southern Baptist Convention has a long history of observing, promoting, and protecting the Lord’s Day as the Christian Sabbath. Numerous resolutions from the floor of the SBC indicate that Southern Baptists have historically believed that the Lord’s Day deserves and requires special consideration. 1992: Resolution On Keeping The Lord’s Day Indianapolis, Indiana WHEREAS, The […]

Louisiana Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1860

It is our bounden duty either in times of prosperity or adversity, to bow down in humble submission to the chastening manifestations and decrees of Divine Providence, and to acknowledge the inscrutable wisdom and justness of His decrees — it now becomes us, after a season of general good health and comparative prosperity to recognize […]