We all have that person in our lives; the one we can never please or do enough for, the one who always finds fault and invariably withholds a word of blessing.
Baptists have used the past century to divide ourselves. Had we done this with grace and love and the intentional purpose of expanding the kingdom, we might not be experiencing the pain we have today.
There is something about the Christmas season that is sure to light up most any face (except for the most die-hard Scrooge), especially as we get closer to the big day. And it seems that the Christ of Christmas shows himself to us in several
While the 21st Century church has more increased competition for members’ time than ever before, men and women who volunteer still make up the majority of those serving the Kingdom of Christ. In other words, even though our multimedia world gives us more options for
For 21 years, I’ve pastored a church within three blocks of our state Capitol. I’ve seen Republicans and Democrats come and go. I’ve prayed with and argued with governors and legislators from both parties. Have I handled every situation correctly? Not a chance.
Do you and your family have any rituals or traditions that you practice on a regular basis? Maybe every time a person enters your home, they must
What are the ways you or your family recognize significant accomplishments that occur in life? If you are like my grandmother, there is a mantle