A friend of mine recently was terminated from his job. In the exit interview, he was accused of misusing company e-mail by the way he identified some of his co-workers and supervisor. Isn’t this an issue of improper surveillance of an employee?
If Texas Baptists will be friendly, and if we don’t forget our families, Texas Hope 2010 should have a huge impact on the Lone Star State.
The Epistle of James says true religion is marked by care for widows and orphans. Are these categories still in effect for Christian ministry?
As many congregations grapple with declining contributions, some faith communities are following the lead of cash-strapped corporations by laying off employees. But the stakes are higher,
I’ve been feeling guilty about “fudging” a little bit on my income tax return.
My child’s kindergarten teacher taught him a prayer, which his class recites before lunch. Do you think that is OK, or should I talk to her?
Helping the poor is not an option for Christians. It is a biblical mandate. The Hebrew Scriptures and Jesus make clear God’s people are to care for the poor. There are many fine Christian organizations that seek to do that. Habitat for Humanity and Bread
This is a six-part series on the prevention of church conflict. The author is Wade Paris, former pastor and retired director of missions. He also is a former Word&Way trustee.
By Vicki Brown Word&Way Correspondent The Missouri Baptist Convention’s Executive Board has abandoned its contention that trustees of five institutions acted illegally when they changed their charters to elect their own board members. Convention lawyers agreed at a July 18 hearing that agency trustees have
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor If your church has not begun its annual budget planning process, it soon will. While budget planning often seems not to be a particularly spiritual endeavor, that is exactly what it is in the life of a local congregation. One