Number Your Days for Wisdom
As we make our plans for the next twelve months, it is wise to take time to evaluate the driving forces behind our priorities and decisions.
You Are Not Alone
When the Son of God came to earth two thousand years ago, He was fully God, but He was also fully human. With this reality came all the experiences of what it means to be human—the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Advent 2021: Love
The event that triggered this time of festive activity was ultimately one of sacrifice.
Advent 2021: Joy
We wait with the certainty that our joy will one day be complete.
Advent 2021: Peace
“Peace on the Earth, Goodwill to Men” “‘Peace on the earth, goodwill to men / from heaven’s all-gracious King’ /
I Have Finished the Work …
“I have finished the work!” What a blessing to be able to say at the end of our work here
3 SBC Leaders Reflect on 9/11
As we approach the 20th anniversary of 9/11, three Southern Baptists leaders who held significant leadership roles on Sept. 11,
Letters From Camp: Grace McGraw
Editor’s note: We asked several students from Maryland/Delaware churches to share their experiences from Crossings Camp at Skycroft Conference Center (SCC)
Helpful Hints for July 4 Worship Services
By Scott Shepherd FRANKLIN, Tenn. (BP) — Independence Day is this weekend, and this year’s patriotic holiday is unique: for
Living in a World With Only Two Religions
By Dr. Harold Phillips In the world today, the question of different religions can be very complicated. Even among those
Replanting or revitalization
Decades ago, Dr. Bob Dale imaged the life cycle of a local church with a bell curve. Many have done so since. And, while the specific stages vary, the paths all look similar. 
Growing Godly Generations
Each year, churches spend the last few weeks of the year celebrating the birth of Christ, then early in the year read chapters of the Gospels.  While we all love the nativity narratives and surrounding events, one item not to lose sight of in Matthew and Luke is the long list of names. These Gospel writers offer genealogical records that are inspiring and applicable for the church today. Genealogies remind us the value of people and the vision God has for transferring faith from one generation to the next.