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Love your neighbor: Christ's command to serve inspires action

Love your neighbor: Christ's command to serve inspires action

Some Christians provide shelter for the homeless or food for hungry people. Others engage in social activism or public policy advocacy. What’s love got to do with it? Everything.

Interfaith conversation: Affecting understanding, change

Interfaith conversation: Affecting understanding, change

Interfaith dialogue: Conversations can lead to greater understanding, cooperation and community change.

Circle of life: Changing the denominational approach

Circle of life: Changing the denominational approach

Religious bodies, including denominations, are changing. But where are they headed?

 
Southeast Mo. State BSC celebrates 75 years of ministry
By Word&Way Staff   
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
A worship service and banquet on Nov. 6 marked the 75th anniversary of the Baptist Student Center at Southeast Missouri State University — a ministry started in an imperfect time but simply forged ahead.
 
Franks elected new MBC president
By Bill Webb, Word&Way Editor   
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Messengers elected a new slate of officers and mainly handled routine matters during brief business sessions of the Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting Oct. 27-29 at Tan-Tar-A Resort on the shores of the Lake of the Ozarks.
 
Same-sex marriage, trafficking among resolutions adopted by MBC messengers
By Bill Webb, Word&Way Editor   
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Messengers to the Missouri Baptist Convention approved five resolutions without comment or debate during their closing session Oct. 29 at Tan-Tar-A Resort, including one on same-sex marriage and another on human sex trafficking.
 
An honor and one that got away
By Bill Webb, Word&Way Editor   
Thursday, November 06, 2014
While the Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting was light on business, this year's rendition praised longtime worker -- Raymond R. "Bob" Kenison for his 36 years of dedicated service to children and youth through the Missouri Baptist Children's Home.
 
MBC seeks Foundation insurance money; ARG gives MBC report
By Vicki Brown   
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The Missouri Baptist Convention is seeking to collect attorneys’ fees and court costs even as its case against the Missouri Baptist Foundation continues in the legal system. The MBC Agency Restoration Group reported to messengers to the MBC annual meeting on the status of the lawsuit against the Foundation, The Baptist Home and Missouri Baptist University.
 

October is Pastor Appreciation Month and Appreciation Day on October 12. Many children aren't sure what a pastor does. Perhaps it is a good time for children -- of all ages -- to spend more time getting to know and appreciate your pastor. (Video by Park West Church in Knoxville, Tenn.)

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