The past 10 days have included four deaths and funerals affecting my immediate and extended family, from my daughter-in-law's great-uncle to my cousin, to my wife's aunt to my uncle. My mother's side of our family was large. She grew up with
"I live here, like in paradise," a resident of the Baptist House of Mercy at Zhemchuzhinka, Kobrin, Belarus, exclaimed shortly after moving into her new home in June. The acceptance of residents to the facility culminates a dream that now offers hope and help to
Missouri Baptists' Deaf Youth Camp celebrated its 30th anniversary recently, with 32 campers at this year's camp. This is the only Bible-based camp for Deaf children and youth in the state. Leaders topped the celebration by honoring Linda Whiggam for her 29 years of service,
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- "None of us knows the length of the race we are to run," Gracia Burnham reminded members of First Baptist Church, Jefferson City. Noting that tombstones usually include birth and death dates, she pointed out the dash between them represents
One of the world's 7,000 languages dies every 14 days, and nearly half of the total likely will disappear by the next century, according to a recent National Geographic magazine story. Even if researchers are correct about the death rate, thousands of languages will survive.
A new book self-described as "one part worst-case scenario and three parts God's creative redemption," about a church-bus tragedy that turned into a grassroots movement for doing good, cracked the Amazon Top 50 Christian Living Hot New Releases during its first week
This July 4, I’ve been traveling around the Midwest, much of which is suffering with drought conditions. The extended lack of rain means firework displays will not brighten the night sky to celebrate the country’s independence.