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    FIRST-PERSON: The staple of seeking

    by Rhonda Rhea, posted Monday, July 23, 2018 (3 hours ago)

    Rhonda Rhea tells of what she found in rummaging through the junk drawer and her purse -- and searching through Scripture. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Looking for community?

    by Melissa Meredith, posted Friday, July 13, 2018 (10 days ago)

    "God's design for true community," Melissa Meredith writes, "is more than having a group of girlfriends around your age that you go shopping with or have over for dinner occasionally. It is something much deeper and altogether more than we could ever create ourselves." Read More

  • Survey: 2/3 of churchgoers invited someone to church

    by Bob Smietana, posted Thursday, July 12, 2018 (11 days ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- America's Protestants like to invite their friends to church.

    At least once in a while.

    Nearly two-thirds of Protestant churchgoers say they've invited at least one person to visit their church in the past six months, according to a new LifeWay Research study.

    "It's a fairly easy thing for churchgoers to do," said Scott McConnell, ... Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: This is our time

    by Tony Wolfe, posted Thursday, June 28, 2018 (25 days ago)

    Tony Wolfe exhorts young leaders to "pour our lives out" for the Kingdom of God. "If we waste time now, time will waste us later," he writes. "God's Gospel story is passing through our generation right now. Read More

  • Sammy Tippit harnessing technology for global impact

    by Karen L. Willoughby, posted Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (25 days ago)

    Photo courtesy of Sammy Tippit Ministries
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas (BP) -- With Skype, Facebook, Zoom, websites and QR codes, Sammy Tippit reaches several million people worldwide each month to advance the Gospel.

    In addition to evangelistic preaching, discipleship resources by Tippit are translated into Hindi, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Portuguese, Farsi, Italian, Mandarin, Arabic and Spanish, with three more languages on the horizon.

    He and the board of directors of Sammy Tippit Ministries made a decision three years ago "to pursue technology and get the Gospel out through technology," said Tippit, the new president of the Southern Baptist Evangelists organization. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Spiritually fit

    by Doug Metzger, posted Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (26 days ago)

    Spiritual maturity, like physical fitness, entails commitment, effort and time, Doug Metzger writes. In striving for spiritual fitness, he notes, "we can expect evidence that God is working in us." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Needing qualified people

    by Hance Dilbeck, posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018 (27 days ago)

    To address the problems plaguing contemporary culture, Hance Dilbeck writes, churches need men and women who are morally, practically and spiritual qualified. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Winsomeness, personified

    by Susie Hawkins, posted Thursday, June 21, 2018 (one month ago)

    Susie Hawkins gained a picture of winsomeness from the late Marge Caldwell, "whether with children, women or anyone else. She had a joy and a love for others that was contagious." Read More