Entries by Dr. Steve Horn

How About Some Different Headlines?

I don’t know about you, but I could you use some different headlines these days. I want to share with you some Scriptures that sound a lot like headlines to me. Hopefully, these headlines will put in right perspective the headlines of the last couple of weeks. God’s Grace is Sufficient—This headline comes from 2 […]

Louisiana Baptists Update (03-31-20)

Revised 03/31/20 – 1:30 pm In keeping with the requests of our federal, state and local officials regarding efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, we are directing our state missions staff to work remotely through April 12. [Updated] All events through May have been canceled or postponed. No decision […]

Coronavirus (03-13-20 – 7:06pm Update)

Greetings, Your state missions staff continues to monitor the quickly evolving Coronavirus situation and appreciate your prayers as we process all of the information coming from federal and state sources. We posted information and suggestions yesterday regarding Sunday services. While many of these are still valid, the Governor’s proclamation today certainly tweaks and changes some […]

Regarding the Coronavirus (03-12-20)

Greetings Louisiana Baptists, Whether you believe that decisions regarding the Coronavirus, COVID-19, are disproportionate to the real threat or believe that not enough actions are being taken, you have to agree that these are unprecedented times. Whether we see widespread outbreak in Louisiana is yet to be known, but the likelihood we will see effects, […]

Dr. Dew’s Inauguration

Last Thursday evening, I had the distinct honor to bring greetings from Louisiana Baptists at the formal inauguration of President Jamie Dew, the new president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. I wanted to share with you the content of my greetings in hopes that you might join with me in praying for Dr. Dew’s […]

Don’t Be Afraid

As 2019 came to a close, I saw many people encouraging us to identify a “Word for 2020.” If you are not familiar, the idea is essentially the same as New Year Resolutions. Instead of a resolution, the “word of the year” could be a guiding word, maybe even a prayer for the year. I […]

Don’t Lose the Wonder

But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. – Luke 2:19 (NIV) Christmas is filled with wonder. I love seeing the wonder of Christmas in a child’s eyes. Wonder at Christmas is as old as the night of Jesus’ birth. The shepherds wondered at the announcement of the angels. Mary […]

His Kingdom Will Never End!

… and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom will never end.” (Luke 1:33 NIV) What if God sent Christmas cards? He did send Christmas messages. By that I mean the messages of the angels are God’s messages. For example, in Luke 1:33 we read, “His Kingdom will never end!” What a message! What […]