To merely communicate a gospel or a congregation that focuses on being palatable is likely to set the standard too low. Outsiders can easily spot a congregation that is either church-light or Christian-light. Entertainment alone has a way of being spiritually unsatisfying. The exercise of
Maybe it’s happened to you. It starts with a nagging ache, an odd rash or a persistent cough. You don’t seek medical help too quickly to avoid looking like a hypochondriac — and at the same time, don’t want to wait too long. Nobody wants
Is there such a thing as being too plugged in to your electronic gadgets?
Increasingly, the answer is yes.
Consider that we each receive an average of 400 texts a month; for teens, that number skyrockets
WASHINGTON (ABP) – The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty joined Jewish and interfaith leaders in drafting a statement Feb. 21 calling on candidates to refrain from using religion as a political wedge.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) – Tennessee faith leaders called on presidential candidates to refrain from negative campaign rhetoric regarding immigration leading up to the state’s March 6 Republican primary.
TAMPA, Fla. (ABP) – Founded 20 years ago as a freedom movement in Baptist life, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship now must guard against a “sloppy discipleship” that downplays responsibility, a founder of the movement told alumni of the CBF Coordinating Council at a June 24
Payday loan outlets have grown like kudzu in recent years. Texas has more payday lender outlets—about 3,000—than it has McDonald’s and Whataburger restaurants combined.
By Mark LittletonMany temptations lurk for those who handle the money in churches. "I have heard of horrible stories of people in churches getting their hands into the money and stealing from the church," Brad Dixon, a Missouri Baptist Foundation regional vice president said. "It