During the five years she served as his caregiver, Sue Strother and her husband, Joe, understood the roles each filled. “He bore the pain. I bore the strain,” Mrs. Strother said. Her husband, pastor of North Riverside Baptist Church in Newport News, Va., was
The New Testament commands Christ’s followers to “bear one another’s burdens.” But applying that principle to caregivers can be challenging.
Imagine coaching in the NFL Super Bowl. Then imagine coaching against your brother in the Super Bowl. I tried but I couldn’t imagine the effect of such a game on my relationship with my sibling Randy moments, days, weeks, months and years after the
Martin Luther King Jr. helped white guys like me. His convictions and his courage helped free me to be a more complete person. His influence — and the influence of others like him — helped me to be more like Christ and
The Windermere Baptist Conference Center Board of Trustees named Jerry Hill of Nixa as the new president and CEO when they met on
The coordinating council of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship-Heartland approved changes to its governing documents to make them consistent with the Liberty-based Fellowship’s new name.
Residents, current and former staff members, and other friends gathered in the chapel of The Baptist Home at Arcadia Valley Jan. 21 to celebrate
It’s emblazoned on the sign outside Gayton Baptist Church in Richmond. Belong. Believe. Become. Those three verbs — in various word orders — crop up frequently in discussions on evangelism and a congregation’s role in it. For some, it’s a promising harbinger of new
Despite estimates of more than 85 percent of U.S. Christian congregations with the word “evangelism” in their mission statements, more people are "nones." Is evangelism on the ropes?
The inauguration of an African-American president and the celebration of the contributions of Martin Luther King Jr. on the same day underscored progress in America in the arena of civil rights. President Obama, of course, is beginning his second term as the