In high school, I desperately wanted to win a “most likely to” award. They were student nominated and voted, which meant they were a really big deal. It didn’t matter the category. I wanted my name on that list!
Do you ever scratch your head at an advertisement and think, “What were they thinking?” My theory is that many of these ideas were inspired by drowsy people jotting down ideas caused by indigestion in the middle of the night. That’s the idea behind the
Churches and nonprofits report increases in shoppers who want to give meaningful gifts. The practice involves making contributions toward the purchase of goods and services for people in need domestically or internationally.
Contemporary Christ-followers point to the magi, or wise men, when they consider the gifts brought to the infant Jesus, probably some months after the infant Messiah's birth. In the Gospel narratives, they appear to be the only gift-givers associated with the Nativity.
JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Baptist Convention Executive Board on April 14 gave its unanimous stamp of approval to using Cooperative Program gifts from churches to fund its ongoing litigation against five institutions.
The Executive Board will bring that recommendation to messengers during
Missouri Cooperative Program receipts forwarded to the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee through the first six months of the SBC's fiscal year are down $198,016 — or 6.19 percent — from the previous year.The Missouri Baptist Convention forwarded $2,999,539 to SBC causes through CP between
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor In case you haven't noticed, the Christmas season has begun. Commercially, it began more than a month ago. For Christians, the season began in earnest this past Sunday with the beginning of Advent, a day-by-day celebration that climaxes with Christmas
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor It is the season for giving, and that usually becomes a season for shopping. But not necessarily. Baptists traditionally give to missions during this season. We have included stories on pages 6-8 [Dec. 2 print edition] about a couple of