Few will forget the final words of the document that sent shockwaves across the Atlantic. It was a message to a distant, controlling ruler and it began our nation’s quest for independence. The Declaration of Independence caps it’s radical message with these words, “We mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our […]
About David Hankins
I’ve been serving the great people of Louisiana since 2005. I love leading our amazing team of servants and setting the vision for the larger work of Louisiana Baptists. It’s an honor to encourage pastors and Christ followers to join us in cooperative missions and ministries. I love hanging out with Patty, the kids and the most adorable, most intelligent grandchildren on the face of the planet! I also enjoy a round of golf when I can.
Entries by David Hankins
In the days since June 26, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, I have read and heard numerous commentaries on the subject and have mulled over what I should write to the Louisiana Baptist family. There is more to think about than can be conveyed in one letter (I hope you are availing yourself of resources being provided by respected Christian leaders) but I offer a few observations about how we should respond
In 1892, William Wrigley began placing two pieces of chewing gum in every order of baking powder purchased from his fledgling company. He hoped this “premium” would increase sales. To his surprise (and profit), the gum became more popular than the baking powder. His new brands Juicy Fruit and Spearmint became household names, and the […]
Now that it is over, how do you rate 2013? Are you singing with Sinatra, “It was a very good year”? We like good years where there is bountiful harvest, good health, memorable experiences with family and friends, and a general sense of peace and satisfaction. Those are the years we remember with fondness. We […]
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