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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

Christianity

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

Baptist Life

The Benefits of Baptist Theology and Practice

A couple of weeks ago Luke and I wrote two posts on ways Baptists can learn from the larger Christian tradition in our worship practices, specifically through reciting the ecumenical creeds and through more frequent and intentional Scripture readings. 836 more words

Ecclesiology

Leading others to Christ

By Joe LaGuardia

I can’t remember the first time someone with an over-zealous type of faith asked me how many people I have led to Christ.   619 more words

Christianity

You Don't Have to Go

You don’t have to go. Increasingly, I hear of younger Southern Baptists leaving for the Anglican Church. Two of my friends (along with two acquaintances) in seminary and doctoral work made the shift from the SBC to the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). 559 more words

Ecclesiology

Young adults: Engines of today's Church

Young adults have gotten a bad wrap.  My generation–18 to 35 years old–goes by a variety of labels: Generation X, Generation Y, Millennials, the Entitlement Generation.   674 more words

Christianity