David Roach

David Roach, a Regular Contributor to For The Church, is chief national correspondent for Baptist Press, the Southern Baptist Convention's news service. He teaches adjunctively at Christian colleges and has served as pastor of a Southern Baptist church in Kentucky.

Jul 8

Does The Bible Say Anything About Sleep Habits? by David Roach

Can a lack of sleep indicate a spiritual problem? Does the Bible say anything to guide us in our sleep patterns?

Jun 3

The Decline of Biblical Languages by David Roach

Augustine of Hippo, the great theologian and North African bishop, said men who “speak the common tongue” need “two other languages for the study of Scripture: Hebrew and Greek.”

May 6

Eight Biblical Responses to Worry by David Roach

Anxiety can feel uncontrollable when finances are tight, when relationships are strained, and when there doesn’t seem to be enough time to fulfill all of life’s obligations. Does the Bible provide any specific strategies for avoiding worry?

May 4

Ten Reasons to Know a Little Bit of Church History by David Roach

The study of church history has fallen on hard times. But here are 10 reasons why the average believer’s walk with Christ would be enriched by learning a bit from our hallowed past.