This is a six-part series on the prevention of church conflict. The author is Wade Paris, former pastor and retired director of missions. He also is a former Word&Way trustee.
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor It is more blessed to give than to receive. It says so in the Bible, and it has been proven over and over. Likely it is more of a blessing to give to meet a bona fide need than to
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer JEFFERSON CITY — It’s time to “Unplug the Christmas machine,” states a book with the same title by Jo Robinson and Jean Coppock Staeheli. And members of First Baptist Church in Jefferson City are challenged
By Ken CampTexas Baptist StandardDALLAS (ABP) -- Any so-called gospel that fails to take seriously Jesus’ proclamation of good news to the poor lacks authenticity, Nathan George decided a few years ago. And that belief led him to found Trade as One -- a company that
You ate something that didn’t agree with you – say, a burrito – causing you to wake up in the middle of the night with what seems to be a brilliant idea, one that loses a lot of its luster in the light of day.
By Ken SatterfieldWord&Way There are many ways of showing concern for others. Here’s how you can spend a typical day this season without going any further than your keyboard: 6:30 a.m. Rise, shine and share some devotional time at Following the Star. The Flash-driven experience
By Vicki Brown Word&Way Correspondent Both the Missouri Baptist Convention and Windermere Baptist Conference Center faced a few tough questions at a hearing in the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District Nov. 25. Two members
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer First Baptist Church, Columbia, kicked off their 185th anniversary celebration with “Celebrate with Service” on Nov. 1. The congregation invited sister churches Little Bonne Femme Baptist Church, Second Missionary Baptist Church and
The result of a meeting of representatives from Kansas City-area Baptist groups will be a Baptist Border Crossing April 2-4 at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Liberty. According to a press release, the event is to further efforts begun by the New Baptist Covenant
A framed print of Rembrandt’s “The Return of the Prodigal Son” (c. 1662) hangs in my office at Word&Way. It faces me when I look across my desk. It is a powerful image. The original hangs in the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia, one of