More than 40 former International Mission Board journeymen who were appointed in the second year of the two-year overseas missions program celebrated the 50th anniversary of their commissioning Oct. 13-16 at the International Learning Center in Rockville, Va.
Thanks to medical advancements — along with some other factors — people are living longer.
For those 85 and older, the expected number will more than triple. Because of this increased lifespan, churches will likely find a growing number of senior adults in their communities.
Words like privilege, entitlement and equal access have suddenly taken on enormous significance in our culture. Until recently, I viewed myself as very egalitarian. But on board a recent commercial flight, I learned something disturbing about myself: Maybe I’m not as committed to equality as I thought I was.
By Bill Webb, Word & Way Editor|
November 14, 2016
Thanksgiving 2016 is already shaping up as one of my most memorable — for various reasons. Our household is experiencing change and with it stress as retirement and, in our case, relocation are upon us.
A Feeding America study found one in seven Americans – 46 million people – rely on food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families. As schools let out for the summer, the loss of free and reduced lunches puts added strain on many families.