Does communication make much difference in churches? Can’t most members find out what they need or want to know? The complex answer often boils down to the distinction between “need” and “want” — and who controls the desired information.
A well-liked old pastor friend had a way with words. He had a particular expression he used when certain Baptist leaders died. “A mighty oak has fallen,” he would say, usually prompting a chorus of “amens.” The description could certainly fit a
Mother’s Day takes on special significance for me and my family this year. It is the first anniversary of a personal family crisis. As it has turned out 12 months later, we are left with a wonderful Mother’s Day testimony.
Three blind men came across an elephant. The man who touched the elephant’s side described it to the others as massive, like a wall. The one who approached its tail said the elephant was more like a rope. The third man touched
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Missouri changed its identity to Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Heartland by unanimously approving amendments to its bylaws during its general assembly April 26 at Memorial Baptist Church of Columbia.