What Constitutes an Authentic Prophet?

The late Baptist ethics professor Henlee Barnette contended that his friend and mentor Clarence Jordan stood in the tradition of a biblical prophet. In the very first chapter of Clarence Jordan: Turning Dreams into Deeds, Barnette offered a compelling definition of an...

Rediscover the Prophets

How long has it been since you read the prophets? In the Old Testament, the prophets are considered the covenant spokespeople of God. Often, the prophets are misunderstood to be “foretellers” who predict what will happen and when. Actually the prophets are...