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Opting to shop

The reasons to change churches are as varied as the people who do.

Desire for connection to another drives remarriage

Desire for connection to another drives remarriage

As many say "I do" again, the church must step up to help couples sustain their relationships. 

The church and racism: Can churches, leaders make a difference?

The church and racism: Can churches, leaders make a difference?

Racial tensions — and racial ills — are alive and well. Christians need to express God's love and build relationships to change the culture and offer a better way.

 
Judge upholds stay in MBF case
By Vicki Brown   
Friday, March 06, 2015

The Missouri Baptist Convention will have to back away from its claim that it is entitled to govern the Missouri Baptist Foundation now rather than waiting for a higher court decision.

Circuit Court Judge Frank Conley ruled March 4 that a stay Cole County Senior Judge Byron Kinder had issued with his May 13, 2011, decision remains in effect until all appeals are exhausted.

 
Cross Makers bring comfort to hurting, ill, bereaved
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way Associate Editor   
Wednesday, March 04, 2015

You’ve had a heart attack or perhaps have been diagnosed with cancer. Family and friends have made a constant stream to your hospital bed. But as you lie there in that open-backed hospital gown, you are uncomfortable, depressed and vulnerable.

The Cross Makers of Seward, Neb., offer a simple symbol that brings comfort to the hurting, the ill, the dying and the bereaved — the cross.

 
Annetta Kirkpatrick is first TBH female chair
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way Associate Editor   
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Because The Baptist Home trustees are "just the friendliest bunch of people," Annetta Kirkpatrick finally agreed to become The Home's first female board chair. Reluctantly.
 
So we're older -- so what?
By Bill Webb, Word&Way Editor   
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Older adults -- just like every age group -- have something to offer others and God since "we're not dead yet!"
 
Some members will never be satisfied
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way Associate Editor   
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
From time to time, leaders in every church likely struggle to appease someone who simply can’t be satisfied, regardless of congregation size, programming or affiliation.
 

A panel discussion hosted by California's Biola University explores how pastors can respond to a church shopping mentality and consumer approaches to faith.

Polls

Is someone in your immediate family remarried?
 
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