Dr. Frank Page

Southern Baptists and Homosexuality

The recent conference hosted by our Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, entitled “The Gospel, Homosexuality and the Future of Marriage,” drew great attention to the issue of homosexuality and homosexual behavior. Coming out of the meeting, some in the news media began predicting a softening of our position regarding this issue. […]

A State of Gratitude

We are approaching the season of year that is defined by giving thanks and known for generosity and gratefulness. It is one of my favorite seasons of the year. One of my favorite scriptures comes from Paul’s letter to the Philippians: “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: […]

Aphorisms

For some time I’ve been thinking about aphorisms, or sayings, that I often hear. Some of them have made their way into popular culture and the common vernacular. Others are even part of songs. Read the following and see if you have heard them: What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. […]

Unmet Expectations

I read an interesting article in Leadership Journal by a pastor named Michael Bender titled, “Failing Them Softly.” The subtitle of his article was, “Disappointing people’s expectations is inevitable. Just do it at a rate they can tolerate.” I have often experienced this reality in my pastoral ministry. In my entire […]