The headline in the Jefferson City (Mo.) News Tribune sounded a community-wide alarm: “Pantry’s shelves looking bare.” Communities large and small all across Missouri have benevolent agencies like this, many of them faith-based.
(ABP) -- Twenty years ago, a good friend and neighbor languished in a hospital bed, dying of leukemia at age 36. He grew up in the Deep South, the product of a Christian home and a Baptist church. He accepted Jesus as
As crude oil began to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, everyone seemed to focus more on finger-pointing than on taking responsibility and finding solutions to the disaster. Where can a citizen lodge a legal complaint that would bring damage-control to bear upon a situation
Perfect love, wrote the Apostle John, casts out fear. But 2,000 years after those words were written, many disciples of Christ still find their lives dominated by fear.
Peaceful living in a fear-provoking environment is challenging, even—maybe especially—for Christians. Church leaders suggested several ways Christians can confront fear.