A Prayer for Independence Day

by Joshua J. Masters Father God, I pray for our continued independence and sovereignty as we look toward You. For the gifts described in our Declaration of Independence that speak of,...

Honoring Our Vets: American Legion Gears Up for 100 Years of Service

American’s veterans have done everything asked of them in their mission to serve our great nation. In the spirit of celebrating America’s birthday, it seems fitting to also honor...

LifeWay Research: Churchgoers Stick Around for Theology, not Music or Preachers

Most churchgoers will put up with a change in music style or a different preacher.  But don’t mess with a church’s beliefs or there may be an exodus.

Truckers’ Strike in Brazil Derails Mission Trip

The ten day, nationwide truckers\' strike in Brazil that brought South America\'s economy to a screeching halt this month ended, but the impact is still being felt here the United States.

First Baptist Atlanta Ministry Shines the Light of Jesus in the Streets

Light Up the Dark Buckhead, a street evangelism ministry of First Baptist Church of Atlanta that serves Buckhead, Ga. on Friday nights, was formed in 2000 by executive director, Karen Norrell. It took a hiatus in 2003 for thirteen years and re-launched in 2016.

Father’s Day Confession

By Jake McCandless I confess I have stunk at recognizing my Dad over the years. I’m a pastor and someone and for some reason scheduled Father’s Day on the one...

Heartbreak and Glory in El Salvador

Last month, I went on a mission trip to El Salvador. I went with Chi Alpha, the campus ministry that I am part of at the University of North Texas,

A Place Called Home

Ahh, to be home! Nearly all people, and animals, have a place called home where they live and grow before leaving and establishing a home of their own.

Do You Overlook the Faults of Others?

One of the easiest things to find for many people is fault.  There are a lot of fault-finders in the world.  There’s always a critic.  In fact, some people think criticism is more blessed to give than to receive.

From Slavery to Freedom Through Forgiveness

An Interview with Maria Suarez by Cindy Powell If you met her today, you would never know there was a time Maria Suarez had no hope for her future. Subjected...