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The Downside of Diversity (Curated)

By Rev. Amy Butler of the Riverside Church in New York, New York.  Rev. Butler writes for her blog, Talk With the Preacher.

For some time I’ve been of the conviction that cultivating diverse communities of faith is critical to living the gospel. 273 more words


The Limits of Technology and the Fullness of Faith

By Matt Sapp

This is the second article in a new message series at Heritage Baptist Fellowship, Canton, Georgia, that focuses on finding meaning in a chaotic world.  888 more words


South Carolina Relief

Join the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Global in providing much-needed relief to flood stricken areas of South Carolina.

With over 14 deaths and $1 billion worth in damage, South Carolina will need Christ’s Body to be generous and present.  147 more words

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Church Abuse, and other forms of discipleship

By Joe LaGuardia

I have a confession: I abuse my church.

By abuse, I don’t mean it in the contemporary sense of the word.  I mean it in the traditional sense, like when your grandfather abused those old work boots by wearing them in and putting them to work over the last four decades, boots scarred from a hard life forged in the protestant work ethic. 608 more words


Gratitude for so Great a Cloud of Witnesses

By Matt Sapp

Have you ever noticed how the right people end up in the right place at the right time in your life?  Every so often I stop to count my blessings, and one of God’s greatest blessings is each person God has put in my life. 583 more words

Prayer And Spirituality

Report from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly

CBF Commissioning Service/Dallas 2015-Courtesy CBF

By Matt Sapp

Julie and I along with several other members of our congregation spent three days last week in Dallas for the… 892 more words


New book, Awe and Trembling, now available

In AWE and TREMBLING: Reflections for the Christian Journey, pastor and columnist Joseph V. LaGuardia reminds us that although we walk a precarious journey of life, we do not walk alone. 157 more words

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