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Sleeping with the Enemy

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Sleeping with the Enemy by Southwestern President Dr. Paige Patterson. Read More »

Preaching Interview: Why Text-Driven Preaching Matters?

Dr. Paige Patterson, President at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, sits down with Dr. Barry McCarty for an interview to answer the question, Why Text-Driven Preaching Matters? Read More »

Gospel Proclamation & Unconventional Success

Image the scenario. You totaled all the wars over the last two hundred years and divided the powers to be for one decisive battle. You gave one army ten times more ammunition, firearms, machinery, and soldiers than the other side. How often would the army with... Read More »

Preaching Faculty Grindstone

The first Grindstone of the year featured the faculty of the brand new School of Preaching at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Speakers David Allen Vern Charrette Deron Biles Kyle Walker Matthew McKellar Paige Patterson Jamar Andrews (Chapel Speaker) Read More »

Preaching and Teaching: Are They The Same?

The first time that I participated in a dive was in a swimming pool with a depth of ten feet.  Then came the moment off the coast of Hawaii when, as an advanced diver working at a depth of fifty feet, I checked my daughter Carmen’s air gage and discovered t... Read More »

The Results of Text-Driven Preaching

What can you expect if you preach the Bible? What will God do in your church and in the hearts of your people if you do anointed Bible teaching? There is a vast difference between well prepared and delivered Bible study and anointed Bible teaching. Excellent p... Read More »


Sometimes brilliance manifests itself in a matter of minutes.  Other times, it takes a lifetime.  Think Picasso.  He bursts onto the art scene and makes a significance contribution forever changing the landscape of modern art, and he does so while in his tw... Read More »

Perfection in an Unexpected Place

A musician played his violin in a Washington D.C. Metro Station on a cold January morning in 2007. He played six Bach pieces for one-full hour. During that time approximately 1,000 people went through the station, most of them on their way to work. After three... Read More »

He Sleeps in the Storm

A young man sought employment on a farm. He handed a letter to his potential employer that read, “He sleeps in a storm.” The desperate owner needed help, so he hired the young man despite his enigmatic letter. Several weeks passed and, in the middle of... Read More »

A Humble Man Remains

William Carey and his family departed for India on June 13, 1793 and few people noticed their departure. Carey was a shoemaker with a grammar-school education and minimal credentials for missionary service other than “an inextinguishable conviction that God ... Read More »