Reading the Word: A habit or a discipline? Ask Billie Lang of West Point, Mississippi, that question, and she will quickly tell you, “It is a discipline. But if it’s a habit, it’s a good habit.”
Religious freedom and human rights conditions in Iran — which already were bleak — have “sharply deteriorated,” the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom reported in an update released Sept. 11.
The annual Sing! Global conference, held Sept. 4-6, drew some 8,500 Christian worship music leaders and other church musicians, pastors, vendors and hymn composers from as many as 35 countries.
The board of trustees for the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has unanimously voted to elect Kevin Smith as the new chairperson during its meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.
For a call to be effective, there must be an answer. That was the emphasis of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s The Call Conference, with the theme, “Answer: Calling Out the Called.”
Kidd’s biggest mission field, his longtime pastor said, was his football program at Eastern Kentucky University, where he developed a close bond with players and staff.
Here’s the Explore the Bible Sunday School lesson commentary for Sept. 24, written by Mark Rathel, professor at the Baptist College of Florida in Graceville, Florida.
Here’s the Bible Studies for Life Sunday School lesson commentary for Sept. 24, written by Bobby McKay, pastor of New Liberty Baptist Church in Morton, Mississippi.