Each year as Thanksgiving approaches my family is reminded of the death of Dad. It is hard to believe that it has been 25 years since Robert Que Webb, a lifetime resident of my hometown of Mt. Vernon, Ill., died on Nov. 8, 1988.
Thanksgiving is a season of irony this year. Even as stores have been selling all the foodstuffs we consider "necessary" for the holiday, Congress has approved cutbacks in food assistance programs and is considering others. Call senators and representatives to urge them to make compassionate
Have you noticed how many people say that there's nothing they really need, yet when Christmas rolls around, they still find gifts under the tree? This column suggests long-lasting gifts that will bless all year long.
Veteran’s Day is one of the few holidays that our staff does not have as a paid day off. This year on Veteran’s Day, I found myself on my way to work earlier than most days. I stopped at a nearby grocery
The Baptist World Alliance, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and American Baptist Churches USA are just a few of the organizations urging members to pray and give generously to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
While messengers did little business during the Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting, they did approve increasing the amount of Cooperative Program gifts to be given to the Southern Baptist Convention.