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. Sola Scriptura An examination of the dependability of the Bible. 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.