This is a six-part series on the prevention of church conflict. The author is Wade Paris, former pastor and retired director of missions. He also is a former Word&Way trustee.
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer JEFFERSON CITY — It’s time to “Unplug the Christmas machine,” states a book with the same title by Jo Robinson and Jean Coppock Staeheli. And members of First Baptist Church in Jefferson City are challenged
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor It is more blessed to give than to receive. It says so in the Bible, and it has been proven over and over. Likely it is more of a blessing to give to meet a bona fide need than to
By Ken CampTexas Baptist StandardDALLAS (ABP) -- Any so-called gospel that fails to take seriously Jesus’ proclamation of good news to the poor lacks authenticity, Nathan George decided a few years ago. And that belief led him to found Trade as One -- a company that
You ate something that didn’t agree with you – say, a burrito – causing you to wake up in the middle of the night with what seems to be a brilliant idea, one that loses a lot of its luster in the light of day.
By Ken SatterfieldWord&Way There are many ways of showing concern for others. Here’s how you can spend a typical day this season without going any further than your keyboard: 6:30 a.m. Rise, shine and share some devotional time at Following the Star. The Flash-driven experience
By Vicki Brown Word&Way Correspondent Both the Missouri Baptist Convention and Windermere Baptist Conference Center faced a few tough questions at a hearing in the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District Nov. 25. Two members
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer “Our trip to Kenya was a call from the wild,” Tom Shoemaker, member of Cornerstone Baptist Church, Lee’s Summit, said. “And I answered it.” Shoemaker joined with 11 others from five churches across the state to participate in
A framed print of Rembrandt’s “The Return of the Prodigal Son” (c. 1662) hangs in my office at Word&Way. It faces me when I look across my desk. It is a powerful image. The original hangs in the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia, one of
The result of a meeting of representatives from Kansas City-area Baptist groups will be a Baptist Border Crossing April 2-4 at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Liberty. According to a press release, the event is to further efforts begun by the New Baptist Covenant