Category Archive: Theological issues - Page 25

Finishing well
Posted July 28th, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come.  I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.  Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to […]

Article on Pentecost in the Post
Posted May 11th, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

Today is Pentecost, the celebration of the day that the Holy Spirit first came to dwell in Christians.  I was rather impressed with the article in this morning’s St. Louis Post Dispatch by religion writer, Tim Townsend on the topic (Pentecost marks the beginning of the church). Thought you might like to read about this […]

My denominational heritage – the environment, climate change, and stewardship
Posted May 9th, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

O.K., so I have to say that this is one of the times I am proud of the folks associated with my denominational heritage, Southern Baptists.  Most of the time, they are about 10 years behind important cultural issues, but I think they are in step with the concerns of our world right now.  In […]

Infant Baptism – its origins
Posted April 30th, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

I mentioned Sunday that I would write a blog on this. But even as I do, I write it with a bit of fear and trembling. My goal here is not to show how we are right and someone else is wrong. I actually have many friends and people that I highly respect in the […]

Sermon on Baptism
Posted April 25th, 2008 by Mike Hubbard

At our weekend service this week, I am going to be speaking on the sacraments of baptism and communion. Baptism is a difficult issue, as we talk about the importance of believer’s baptism, or the need for people who have believed in Jesus to follow that with a public declaration of their faith in baptism. […]