Local crises do not necessarily attract universal interest, even among people of faith. Ferguson seems to have done that. Responses among Baptists of differing stripes have not necessarily brought those Baptists together. But the responses have some similarities. And the groups appear
For most people, the day of thanksgiving may bear little resemblance to the earliest days of gratitude for a good harvest celebrated almost as long as times of harvest in rural settings in cultures that long predated America itself.
Sharing a smile or a hug or an expression of kindness can be more meaningful than most gaily wrapped presents. If you get stuck in materialism or distractions from the Christmas message, use these resources to inspire you:
I attended the Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting Oct. 27-29 and ran into a number of friends. I had a chance to spend some one-on-one time with a couple of them and really appreciated catching up a little. Unfortunately, I do not see either
Messengers elected a new slate of officers and mainly handled routine matters during brief business sessions of the Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting Oct. 27-29 at Tan-Tar-A Resort on the shores of the Lake of the Ozarks.