The Politics of Jesus, Message One: Andy Davis’s “Babylon: An Ancient Assessment of a Present Reality”

The following is a transcript from the first message of “The Politics of Jesus” conference.  Dr. Andy Davis, the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Durham, NC, where the conference is being held, delivered “Babylon: An Ancient Assessment of a Present Reality” on the evening of Thursday, October 9th.  The following is an edited [Read More…]

A Theology of Ambition: Biblical Considerations, Pt. 1

I’m going to give you several different texts to think about in relation to my topic. Today and tomorrow, we do a study of biblical material. After that, we synthesize the material. 1. Gen. 1:26-28 the call to take dominion2. 1 Chron. 4:10 Jabez’s bold prayer 3. 2 Chron. 1:7-13 Solomon’s ambitious prayer for wisdom4. [Read More…]