As a large group of Americans, the so-called “Baby Boomers,” have impacted U.S. society, culture, politics and religion for decades. With the oldest members of
When my mother passed away last year, a few days shy of 96 years of age, her family wasn’t concerned with distributing her digital assets. She had
Thanks to medical advancements — along with some other factors — people are living longer.
For those 85 and older, the expected number will more than triple. Because of this increased lifespan, churches will likely find a growing number of senior adults in their communities.
Reflecting on the recent annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance in Vancouver, British Columbia, I was struck by two things: The deep hunger in my own
The phrase “May you live in interesting times” is purported to have originated from China, though that’s doubtful. It certainly can describe this year’s presidential race, however.
As the director and founder of Safe to Sleep, Romona Baker (left), a former public school teacher and member of University Heights Baptist Church in Springfield, sometimes describes
Communications Assistant Jan Conley, who joined Word & Way’s staff 18 years ago, has left to accept a position with the Cole County Collector of Revenue In Jefferson
Hospitality is often identified as a spiritual gift with the emphasis on receiving or having the gift. But as much as any other gift, the biblical reference
The Christian faith is built on a foundation of relationship.
In Christ, God has come into our world and our individual life at a staggering personal price: the cross. God did not love us as the human race, but as individuals, fully understanding our flaws
There are times in the Christian life when we all must choose to move forward, whether the obstacles are frightening, painful, lonely or the immediate goal is unclear.