Maybe it’s happened to you. It starts with a nagging ache, an odd rash or a persistent cough. You don’t seek medical help too quickly to avoid looking like a hypochondriac — and at the same time, don’t want to wait too long. Nobody wants
August 28 marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, a significant civil rights event that drew upwards of a quarter-million people and was the setting for Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
When Congress overwhelmingly approved a measure last month to relieve spiraling student debt, churches probably didn’t realize the problem hits closer to home than expected — many pastors are leaving seminary and divinity school with tens of thousands of dollars in loans.
I don’t ever recall going to bed hungry. Compared to millions and millions in our world, this makes me a rarity. Oh, I usually awaken every morning with an appetite. But I do not recall a day when my appetite was
"Stunned" by the problems the Lakota people in South Dakota face, Kurt Caddy is leading students at Southwest Baptist University to get involved to minister and to creatively
People of faith need to pray for teachers, administrators, school boards and students. While today's situation is different than that of the past, the stakes are the same: The health, security and general well-being of each new generation, and the future of our nation and
For the second year, Parkade Baptist Church in Columbia has been a host site for the Willow Creek Association’s annual Global Leadership Summit — and the congregation prizes its connection.
Make a missional decision about the use of church resources for the kingdom and the community.
“We did a lot in a year,” Keith Herron summed up his stint as Cooperative Baptist Foundation moderator for 2012-13, emphasizing “we.”
In light of criminal tragedies in houses of worship — the shooting death of Pastor Fred Winters in Maryville, Ill., in 2009, and the recent shooting incident at First Baptist Church in Norwood, Mo. — many congregations have beefed up security.