Paper Pulpit

...had its beginning May 9, 2008, when the first weekly article appeared in the Fort Worth Star Telegram. Alvin Jennings is writer of the sermons except for occasional selections from others. It is supported by contributions from individual Christians, churches of Christ and donations received from rebinding old Bibles.

The Bible is the only book that is a safe and sure guide on any and all subjects "pertaining to life and godliness" (2 Peter 1:3). This site is only intended as an incentive to the reader to "search the Scriptures to see whether these things are so" (see Acts 17:11).

For any good you may derive from our humble efforts in editing, writing and publishing this site, we shall be thankful and shall ascribe unto God all "the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus unto all generations" (Ephesians 3:21).

Special Day

“And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them...” (Acts 20:7a). Note the time: the first day of the week. Note the purpose: to break bread (the Lord’s supper, I Cor 10:16-17; … [Read more...]

CONFESSION REQUIRES COURAGE

Read Matthew 10:32-39. To confess is to make a public acknowledgment, full and open. When we confess our faith in Christ, we are acknowledging our being one with Him and our willingness to take our stand with Him. “Everyone therefore who shall … [Read more...]

YOUNG PASTOR’S APOLOGY

This story is in the History Of The Denton County Baptist Association, furnished by the SW Baptist Theological Library in Fort Worth. The young pastor at Pilot Point was asked to apologize during his pastorate at Pilot Point, Texas. He had gone … [Read more...]

ARGUMENTATION ADVOCATED

“These that have turned the world upside down have come here also.” (Acts 17:6) “We have witnessed the beneficial results of public debates. A week’s debating is worth a year’s preaching, such as we generally have, for the purpose of disseminating … [Read more...]

TATTOO

“TATTOO” is from a Polynesian word tatau, “to write, paint, scar or stain.” (Wikipedia) Movie stars and sports figures have them. A Harris Poll stated that 32 percent aged 25 to 29 have one. It is a topic young people have to deal with: “Is it right … [Read more...]