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New ways to measure church success and growth

There is an old adage that the best way to measure church growth is by assessing the “Three Big Bs”: butts-in-pews, budgets, and buildings.¬† According to Kevin Ezell of the Southern Baptist Convention North American Mission Board, this adage is antiquated and may have to change. 650 more words

Christianity

Triennial Convention reminds us of God's work in the world

This May marks the bicentennial anniversary of the first Baptist Triennial Convention, a meeting of like-minded Baptists passionate about missions.

It was the summer of 1814 in Philadelphia. 570 more words

Christianity

Landscape

This is a poem that I wrote for an online intensive that I did Called Digging Deeper Facing Self.  That was probably one of the best ways I could have started the new year, so now today I am trying to keep up with the good habits that I formed, even if it took a few weeks to get back at it. 414 more words

Recovery