Books reviewed in this issue include Pray Big for Your Child:The Power of Praying God’s Promises for Your Child’s Life by Will Davis Jr. and Baptist Theology: A Four-Century Study by James Leo Garrett Jr.
My wife, Susan, son, Mark, daughter-in-law, Christy, and grandsons Chase, 6, and Caleb, 3, made our way toward the Illinois capitol on July 4, hoping rain would not cause postponement of the traditional Independence Day fireworks.
Reggie Carter doesn’t look like a typical pastor. He sits behind his desk, wearing a black T-shirt and jeans. His Bluetooth cell phone headset rests on his ear, allowing him to quickly respond to calls about the church’s lawn care service.
Bill Tatom, 89, of Bolivar died July 7 after an extended illness.
Grace Lewis Wooderson Crozier, 93, of Plano, Texas, died on July 2. Born Aug. 9, 1915, in Gentry County, one of the eight children of
SHREVEPORT, La. — A church-bus crash that killed one teenager and critically injured another July 12 could have been worse if a transport bus carrying National Guard soldiers had not come upon the accident scene nearly immediately, according to the pastor of the stricken congregation.
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How do we present the mandate to hear and follow the call of God, particularly to young Christians?
This version of the 12 steps is an adaptation from the original 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and is intended for general use with any addictive or dysfunctional behavior.
Christians are probably just as susceptible to addiction as the general population, but they find it harder to talk about it, according to substance abuse specialists.