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How I started praying the Bible

Don Whitney — December 31, 2015
2015 Chapel

Top 5 chapel videos of 2015

Southern Seminary — December 29, 2015

One of the great privileges we have at Southern Seminary is the opportunity to hear God’s word proclaimed from some of the top evangelical scholars, pastors, and leaders in our bi-weekly chapel service. Thankfully, you don’t have to be on campus to be a beneficiary of this blessing. Every week during the semester, our chapel services … Continued

Christmas and Racism

Merry Christmas should mean the end of racism

David Prince — December 22, 2015

What we celebrate at Christmas is a repudiation of racism and all forms of ethnocentric superiority and segregation. Jesus of Nazareth was a Jew, born of the Virgin Mary, and his adoptive father Joseph was of Davidic descent. Nevertheless, the angel of the Lord declared about his birth: “Fear not, for behold, I bring you … Continued

Top 5 videos

Top 5 videos of 2015

Colby Adams — December 17, 2015

Video continues to be one of the fastest growing forms of content on the internet. While the power of video has long been realized, the opportunity to share these stories with a wide audience is still a relatively new phenomenon. At Southern Seminary, we believe that video continues to be one of the most powerful … Continued

Top 10 Blogs

Top 10 blog posts of 2015

Colby Adams — December 15, 2015

At the end of another year we want to pause and thank you for taking the time to read The Southern Blog. Our prayer is that content produced would equip you for more faithful service. This year saw a new record for pageviews on Southern Blog content as well as the most read post in … Continued

muslims inerrancy

Why Muslims should advocate biblical inerrancy

Ayman Ibrahim — December 9, 2015

In any conversation between a Christian and a Muslim, one of the first disputed topics is the authenticity of the Bible. Usually Christians are told they have a falsified or corrupted Bible, or that the Bible they possess today is not actually the authentic and inspired text—it was altered and replaced by a forged one. … Continued

Financial Stewardship

5 principles of gospel stewardship for Christmas and beyond

Michael Craig — December 4, 2015

“There cannot be a surer rule, nor a stronger exhortation to the observance of it, than when we are taught that all the endowments which we possess are divine deposits entrusted to us for the very purpose of being distributed for the good of our neighbor.” — John Calvin Even if you haven’t looked at a … Continued

Science vs. scientism

Science vs. scientism: a necessary distinction

J. Daniel McDonald — December 1, 2015

We all have those TV shows that define our childhood – shows that captured our little minds and imaginations. For me, it was Sesame Street (don’t laugh; some of you watched Barney), Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood, and Dukes of Hazzard. While I have no interest in these shows now, I look upon them with a sense … Continued

thanksgiving hymns

Where’s our Thanksgiving music?

Don Whitney — November 25, 2015

I miss the traditional Thanksgiving hymns. I’m talking about songs such as “We Gather Together,” “Come, Ye Thankful People, Come,” and “Now Thank We All Our God.” Perhaps you don’t know them. But for nearly all my life, those were the songs of November—especially on the Sunday before Thanksgiving—in my local church experience. In the … Continued