A massive Canaanite water system remains the key focus of
archaeologists and volunteers from New Orleans Baptist Theological
Seminary working in conjunction with the Israel Nature and Parks
Authority. The ancient city of Gezer where the water system is
being excavated is connected in Scripture with the failure of God's
people to fully possess the Promised Land.
Gary Myers, a participant in the unearthing of an ancient
Canaanite water system in Israel, recounts why archaeology and
travel in biblical lands provide "great reasons for evangelical
Christians to keep digging."
A half-hour prayer webcast for pastors and missionaries
engaged in spreading the Gospel worldwide is scheduled for 10:02
a.m. Eastern on Oct. 2. North American Mission Board President
Kevin Ezell, International Mission Board President David Platt and
Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd will be
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has announced the
new Center for Spiritual Formation and Evangelical Spirituality.
Nathan Finn, associate professor of historical theology and Baptist
studies, will direct the center.
A revised and updated edition of Donald S. Whitney's
"Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life" has been released by
NavPress. Whitney describes the newly released edition as
containing new material with more emphasis on the Gospel as a help
to first-time readers as well as others intent on grounding their
disciplines soundly in Scripture.