Category Archive: Church and Culture

The Caring Well Challenge – A Survivors Story from the Report on Sexual Abuse to SBC
Posted August 21st, 2019 by Mike Hubbard

We will be launching a very important initiative this Sunday as our church joins thousands of others participating in the Caring Well Challenge in order to protect children and make the church safe for those who have experienced sexual and other forms of abuse.  This challenge comes from the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and […]

Chinese Pastor’s Letter Released on His Arrest
Posted February 24th, 2019 by Mike Hubbard

Over 100 members of Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, China, were arrested beginning Sunday, December 9. At the time of publication of this translation, arrests are still being made. Among those taken away were Pastor Wang Yi, senior pastor of Early Rain, and his wife, Jiang Rong, who have not been heard from since […]

Sexual Abuse, Southern Baptists, and our Response
Posted February 12th, 2019 by Mike Hubbard

It’s all over the news.  Our denominational tribe is having a day of reckoning over the failure to respond properly to sexual abuse and abusers, and failure to provide a safe place for those whose lives have been wrecked by monsters to acknowledge their pain and confront accusers.  This past weekend, the Houston Chronicle published […]

Quite a Moment – What are we to do?
Posted September 27th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

I know I am really in danger when I start writing on political stuff.  No matter what I say, it will alienate some, and will leave me vulnerable to misinterpretation and misunderstanding.  But I feel compelled to write about this moment in our nation’s history and the impact it has on us as believers in […]

Resources to Navigate the LGBT Challenge
Posted August 5th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

Our sermon this morning is focused on helping parents navigate the challenge of helping our kids in the midst of a cultural revolution in sexuality.  Our goal as a church is to come alongside parents to support, encourage, and equip them to be godly parents who train up their children to love Jesus and grow […]


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