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Unsure About Accepting LGBTQ Folks? God Gave You the Keys

By Jim Dant | May 21, 2019

Many churches are still hesitant to become inclusive communities with regard to LGBTQ persons. Repeatedly in Scripture, God’s people changed the rules in favor of love. If your church needs permission, Jesus has given you the keys.

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Mitch Randall, executive director of, announces a special pledge -- as part of's spring fundraiser -- related to Metro Baptist Church in New York City led by Pastor Scott Stearman.

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Standing at the Crossroads: A Study of Christian Moral Decision-Making

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Look Back | How 3 Women from 19th Century Inspire Motherhood

By Ed Hogan | May 10, 2019
African-American boy holding hands and facing mother

One opposed slavery and became an advocate for peace, another an advocate for clean and healthy living for all women, and the third wanted a time for reflection and gratitude for what moms should be. And they’re all Mother’s Day heroes.

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The Final Kick, But a Kick Toward the Future

By Mitch Randall | May 9, 2019
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Many criticize younger generations as perpetually lazy, overly sensitive and naïve. Nothing could be further from the truth. The church should start listening to them and begin to encourage their leadership.

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From The Pews | Resurrection’s Hope Amid a World of Death

By Merianna Harrelson | May 9, 2019
Three stones with paintings of resurrection story

How do we reconcile the hope of the resurrection with the reminder of death surrounding us? It’s one of the most difficult aspects of leading and guiding God’s people. Yet, Eastertide reminds us death can be overcome.

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Mother’s Day at Your Church: A Time of Joy and Pain

By Danny Chisholm | May 9, 2019
Person holding white rose

Mother’s Day is a day of joy and pain. Pastors and churches must realize that not everyone has the same perspective and experience. For some, the holiday is downright painful to celebrate.

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Profiles in Goodwill: Doug Weaver

By Staff | May 8, 2019
Doug Weaver

Doug Weaver is the director of undergraduate studies and professor of Baptist studies in the Department of Religion at Baylor University.

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