Following are several informational papers related to contemporary issues and some helpful informational resources. Position Statements A brief explanation of the positions of First Baptist Church of Troy on several contemporary issues. The Christian & Alcohol A discussion of the use of alcohol for the modern day Christian. Marriage & Sexuality A summary concerning what the Bible says about marriage and sexuality. Same Sex Mirage A Biblical theology of marriage. The Beauty of God A discussion about how the Bible describes the beauty of God and what the practical implications of this truth are for the believer’s life. Music that Glorifies God A discussion of the importance of musical choices in the believer’s life. Music Standards An exploration of how to make biblically guided choices regarding music based on Philippians 4:8. A New Song A guide to quality classical music selections. DBTS Book List A recommended booklist that includes helpful resources for several areas of theological study compiled by the professors at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Why Dispensationalism? An explanation of the necessity of a dispensational approach to the interpretation and application of Scripture.