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
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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
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