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Traveling light: simplifying need not be intimidating

Traveling light: simplifying need not be intimidating

Living simply is, well, pretty simple, some believe.

The call

The call

Evangelicals traditionally have referred to it as a “call to vocational or Christian ministry” or simply “the call.” What is it?

Southern Baptist attitudes shifting on birth control

Southern Baptist attitudes shifting on birth control

Observers say there is an ongoing reconsideration of the morality of birth control among the SBC’s leading thinkers.

 
UK churches reach out
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way Associate Editor   
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
CHALFONT ST. PETER, England — Building relationships and serving communities — even through politics — are the foundation to sharing the gospel in the United Kingdom three church leaders believe.
 
CBF head shares national vision across Missouri
By Vicki Brown   
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
In a whirlwind tour through Missouri April 1-3, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship executive coordinator shared her vision for the CBF in the years ahead. CBF will focus on identity, mission and ministry to live out God’s call to the church and the individual members of the body.
 
Roberson: Women must go forward and serve
By Vicki Brown   
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Jean Roberson of national Woman's Missionary Union shared from the past to point members of Missouri WMU to service now and in the future. She spoke during the state organization's missions celebration and 90th annual meeting April 405 at Second Baptist Church in Springfield. Attendees celebrated with the theme "The Story Lives On: Celebrate, Connect, Commit." 
 
Don't be distracted this Easter
By Bill Webb, Word&Way Editor   
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Easter reminds us that one of the most effective ways to influence others for Christ is simply to tell the story of redemption and what the Son of God means to us, what he has done for us and especially the relationship with Christ that awaits anyone willing to trust him.
 
MBC loses Windermere appeal
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way Associate Editor   
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Is it “manifestly unjust to enforce” legal rules and procedures? That’s the question an appeals court justice posed in a March 25 ruling on litigation against Windermere Baptist Conference Center, an individual and several financial institutions.

And a question the Missouri Baptist Convention Executive Board may need to ask itself.

 

Mission efforts can help bruing believers togather to make a difference. Word&Way highlights three national ministries: Together for Hope, a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship effort to minister in the 20 poorest U.S. counties; Woman's Missionary Union, through MissionsFEST, Family FEST and Christian Women's and Men's Job Corps ; and refugee ministry that American Baptist Churches USA  are involved in through
Mission efforts can help bruing believers togather to make a difference. Word&Way highlights three national ministries: Together for Hope, a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship effort to minister in the 20 poorest U.S. counties; Woman's Missionary Union, through MissionsFEST, Family FEST and Christian Women's and Men's Job Corps; and refugee ministry that American Baptist Churches USA are involved in through Church World Services. This video from CWS Greensboro explains some of the many facets of their Immigration and Refugee Program." target="_blank">Church World Service. This video from CWS Greensboro explains some of the many facets of their Immigration and Refugee Program.

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