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High Points of the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention

Katrina and I had a great time at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in St. Louis this year. This year’s meeting was exceptional in many ways. 537 more words

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A Cross, but no Church

By Joe LaGuardia

I am a minister in limbo, what Will Campbell might call a preacher without a pulpit.  My wife said today that I am like one of those folks who wear a cross but don’t have a church. 825 more words

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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

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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

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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

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