How to increase Southern Baptists' passion for personal evangelism and encourage preachers to include evangelistic invitations in every sermon were among the topics discussed Aug. 14-15 at the first meeting of the SBC's task force on soul winning.
As alternative-right white supremacists and others flooded Charlottesville, Va., to protest the removal of a confederate statue, Southern Baptists were already actively promoting racial harmony in the small community.
As the U.S. stock market continues to eclipse all-time highs -- the S&P 500 Index has recorded 43 new all-time highs between November 8 and August 11 -- GuideStone experts caution that the markets may be set for a period of extended volatility. The entity also has launched new fund that offers diversification aiming to […]
Months late, the new Secretary of State quickly highlights ongoing genocide in the Middle East in intro to annual report. The US State Department kept its annual assessment of international religious freedom unusually short this year, reiterating the country’s commitment to the cause and calling out ISIS as perpetrators of genocide. Over the past five […]
Why I follow Jesus publicly, even when people warn that my career will suffer. On the small planet where elite chess players dwell, very few people worship Jesus Christ. If anyone discovers that you’re one of those “superstitious,” “narrow-minded idiots,” you’re likely to see nasty comments accumulate on your Facebook fan page. On a regular […]
We’re too quick to ignore one of Paul’s most persistent warnings. This is a good year to think about boasting. That’s true for at least three reasons. Trivially, because American public discourse involves an unusual amount of boasting. (We’ll fix health care for good, or crush ISIS, or “make America great again.”) Historically, because this […]