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Thursday, October 29, 2020

‘100 Houses’ evangelism effort in New Orleans

by Gary D. Myers Reprinted from Baptist Press, news service of the Southern Baptist Convention. NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Don't tell seminary professor Preston Nix that door-to-door evangelism in New Orleans...

A Candid Interview with Steve Austin, Author of ‘From Pastor to Psych Ward’

I grew up in a fundamentalist church culture that demanded outward performance, to the detriment of genuine faith. Because my brain didn't work like other Christians I knew, I learned to blend in and keep my mouth shut.

Baptist Global Response launches clean water campaign for #GivingTuesday 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Baptist Global Response (BGR) is celebrating #GivingTuesday 2018 with a water filter campaign and a goal to provide 600 families around the world with clean, drinkable...

Patrick and the History of St. Patrick’s Day

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, when we celebrate his life and legacy. However, this celebration didn’t begin until 1631, almost 1200 years after his death.

The English School in Marietta Georgia is Touching Lives and Sharing the Gospel

It began the size of a mustard seed, grew in favor and stature and multiplied in a small town in Cobb County, Georgia.The English School of First Baptist Church of Marietta was formed in 1971. It was a ministry consisting of five teachers and fifteen students, which grew over the years.

Weighing In On Death of John Allen Chau

As news cycles go, the death of young adventurer-missionary John Allen Chau is old news but it keeps coming to mind.

Jake McCandless on “prepping” Christians for trials of modern life

ABN Podcast host Bill Bumpas chats with Jake McCandless, former Arkansas pastor, author of "Spiritual Prepper: Tapping Into Overlooked Prophecies To Prepare You For Doomsday," and executive director and...

Melting Pot Missionary

For some reason, our notion of a missionary is someone sent to far off lands to live in huts among primitive people who speak some strange gibberish.

Extollo International: Raising and Lifting up the People of Haiti

Sherm Balch saw first-hand the devastation and destruction of Haiti shortly after a 7.0 earthquake struck in 2010, killing an estimated 250,000 people. Sherm and a group of people...

3 Benefits of Serving in Youth Ministry

I'm not writing this to make you feel guilty for not serving. I'm writing this to those of you who have thought about serving in youth ministry, but have never really given it much thought for any number of reasons