Dr. Frank Page

The Tear Bottle

Over the years, I have hosted many groups in Israel. Often, though not always, the groups I have led have been kind to purchase a gift to present to me near the end of the trip. It is certainly not obligatory, but a generous expression of appreciation. Through the years, I have been given some beautiful olive wood carvings which I exhibit in my office to this day. I have received other items such as a wonderful, authentic widow’s mite coin. One of the gifts that I […]

Revival in Cuba

I recently had the privilege of visiting the island of Cuba. I had heard about a church planting movement and spiritual revival there, but I was so privileged to experience some of that reality personally during my visit. Hundreds of new churches, primarily house churches, are springing up across the entire island. SBC missionaries have trained and encouraged and Cuban pastors have taken leadership. I met several young, committed pastors who had personally started scores of house churches. Some of the major churches on the island are […]

More Than Conquerors in 2015 and Beyond

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if this year was the year during which we live as “more than conquerors”? The Lord gives us the key to see how this may be accomplished in our lives—it can only be done “through Him who loved us.” These words from Romans 8:37–39 shine as one of God’s brightest promises to His children. The passage says: “In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor […]

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. Some Southern Baptists, having read these stories, have wondered out loud if the Convention is in the process of changing our stance regarding homosexual behavior. The ERLC conference demonstrated that while the ways in which we […]