By Vicki Brown, Word & Way Associate Editor|
July 14, 2015
Missourians know Jean Carnahan for her contributions in the past. But to a host of young people and friends, Jean is an encourager and a mender of brokenness (everything from relationships to world problems) — two constant outgrowths of strong religious faith.
An old Sunday School register hangs on the wall in my church office. As much nostalgia as that register generates, many of us are beginning to ask if we need some new metrics to measure congregational life and health in the 21st century.
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Heartland participants heard updates from partner field personnel and member churches and saw Associate Coordinator Jeff Langford recognized for 10 years of service during a regional meeting held in conjunction with the national Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly June 15-19 in Dallas.
By Brian Kaylor, Special to Word & Way|
June 22, 2015
As millennials — people born in the 1980s and ’90s — consider issues of faith and science, environmental issues are among their primary concerns. Recent polls suggest millennials are concerned about climate change and see environmental public policy actions as a priority.
The June 18, 2015, issue of the printed Word & Way is the final one in newsprint tabloid format. As it begins its 120th year of service, Word & Way will make its appearance as a glossy magazine in July.
Fathers draw a lot of pleasure when they see the right decisions, character growth and responsible maturation that come in the lives of their children and they realize their good examples have born fruit. Such observations affirm both the children and the parent.