It’s a story all-too familiar these days: Historic church building for sale. This time, it’s Calvary Baptist Church in Roanoke, Va., which has listed its 55,000-square-foot building, which sits on 1.68 acres in downtown Roanoke, at $1.95 million. The historic sanctuary was built in 1925
Going the extra mile is the essence of the gospel, Bruce Powers believes. First, though, Christians must be able to hear God’s telling them which mile to
Is your congregation receiving all its spiritual vitamins and minerals? We all know how crucial a balanced physical diet is; our spirits also need a healthy mixture of “the whole counsel of God” (Acts 20:27). But before you stop reading this column because
Members of University Heights Church in Springfield, Mo., have opened their doors to a refugee congregation from Burma (Myanmar) — Chin Community Church. Since April 27, the group worships each Sunday afternoon in the University Heights chapel. On May 4, UHBC members welcomed the
Faithful congregations empower members, and their corporate faithfulness impacts those around them, those who benefit from the church's ministry and hunger for Christ themselves. Each church is God's temple.
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The tragic death of little Autumn Humphrey as a result of a freakish accident on the parking lot of
What is this town hall meeting all about? Last month I promised a discussion on the purpose and format for a successful town hall meeting that should be sandwiched between those building committee workshops.
Terry York is willing to bet that if he goes into a Baptist church, sits down and listens, he can tell — long before the
Good News Café, a ministry of First Baptist Church in Corsicana, offers a warm, weekly meal for anyone in the community. It's part of the congregation’s
FREDERICKSBURG — Given the present economic conditions, most people know exactly how they would use a gift of one million dollars or even a multi-million dollar-valued piece of land.