James Forbis

James Forbis is a graduate of The University of Arkansas, a former Jr. High and High School football coach, and American history teacher. He is completing his M.DIV at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Great Commission Studies and Expository Preaching. He’s a self-proclaimed sweet tea connoisseur and Tex-Mex addict. Most Saturday's you can find him cheering on his Arkansas Razorbacks, hiking or fishing, or reading up on his favorite subject, the Revolutionary War, or spending time with his wife.
Serving as a Single

Serving as a Single

I love the local church. I have been a churchman my entire adult life. I have served in a church in some capacity whether it be a volunteer, intern, pastoral resident, small group leader, children’s pastor, youth pastor, or associate pastor since I turned 18. Before...

Dear Seminarian Join a Local Church

Dear Seminarian Join a Local Church

Dear Seminarian, I am writing to you to congratulate you and encourage you on your next great adventure in life. Seminary is a blessing from God to take part in. It is something only a select few ever get to endure and appreciate. In seminary, you will hone your...

Gluttony

Gluttony

The saying goes that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, and for me, this has proven to be true on more than one occasion. I love food. I love cooking food, creating dishes, and mimicking cooking techniques of some of my favorite celebrity chefs like...

NIV Faithlife Study Bible by Zondervan

NIV Faithlife Study Bible by Zondervan

Today I want to share with you an incredible resource that will not only enhance your study of God’s Holy Word, but also increase retention and understanding of difficult passages, doctrines, and give you tools to utilize in teaching others the basics of the Christian...

Is the Reformation Over?

Is the Reformation Over?

In the past year, this is a familiar question I’ve heard repeatedly asked by many different theologians, pastors, seminary students, and even a handful of laymen and women. Is the Reformation over? Well, some would answer this emphatically “Yes!” while others would be...

NIV LIFEHACKS BIBLE

NIV LIFEHACKS BIBLE

About the Editor: Joe Carter is one of the sharpest minds in Evangelicalism today. He is the current Communications Specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and the Senior Editor at the Actions Institute. He serves...