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  • FIRST-PERSON: Truth decay

    by John Kyle, posted Friday, May 18, 2018 (5 days ago)

    America desperately needs a "truth infusion," John Kyle writes. "No legislation can stop the cultural decay. Only God's truth can change a heart and correct the course of a nation." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: A herd of elephants

    by David Gray, posted Wednesday, May 16, 2018 (7 days ago)

    Amid the pain, hurt and sin in today's world, David Gray believes "we could do better in helping people have a dynamic, fruitful relationship with our Lord and Savior." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Staying teachable

    by David Frasure, posted Wednesday, May 09, 2018 (14 days ago)

    A teachable spirit is damaged by pride but deepened through difficult circumstances, David Frasure writes, noting that "a teachable spirit is most evident in our personal devotion time with the Lord." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: The right ingredients

    by Terry W. Dorsett, posted Tuesday, May 08, 2018 (15 days ago)

    To cook a good meal -- and to live a fulfilling life -- Terry Dorsett underscores the importance of using the right ingredients. Scripture, he notes, "gives flavor and meaning to our relationships, our activities, our goals and our dreams." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Sitting on the runway....

    by Gayla Parker, posted Wednesday, May 02, 2018 (21 days ago)

    Sitting in a jet with engine trouble on a Tokyo runway, Gayla Parker began to ponder spiritual lessons she could learn, such as trusting in the Lord, being patient and witnessing to seat-mates. Then the jet's clogged fuel filter came to mind. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Missionary heroes

    by Doug Munton, posted Tuesday, April 24, 2018 (29 days ago)

    Count missionaries as "a special kind of hero," Doug Munton writes, citing how they "die to self" amid the joys of a calling often tempered by loneliness, isolation and illness. Read More

  • Discipleship: When one man walks alongside another

    by Grace Thornton/Alabama Baptist, posted Friday, April 13, 2018 (one month ago)

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    BUTLER, Ala. (BP) -- It was late one Saturday night when Terry Long plunged into his darkest hour. He stood alone in a small church in south Alabama, plunging his paintbrush over and over into a can of paint, hoping to change the color of his surroundings.

    In the metaphorical sense, it wasn't working.

    Things still looked bad. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Less me. More Him.

    by Rhonda Rhea, posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 (one month ago)

    Rhonda Rhea reflects on her yearning "to see God do more … in me and through me," knowing that it likely will stretch beyond her comfort zone into serving at the "thorny places" of life. Read More

  • Women's discipleship underscored at NOBTS event

    by Marilyn Stewart, posted Wednesday, March 21, 2018 (2 months ago)

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    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- At home or on the job, women committed to discipleship and transformed by Christ can change the world, speakers said at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary's "Discipling women into the future" conference.

    Rhonda Kelley, wife of NOBTS President Chuck Kelley, said the March 15-16 sessions aimed to equip women to minister through the church to other women, which the seminary's women's academic programs likewise do. Read More