Fall 2016
The Cooperative Program: Relevant, Essential, Irreplaceable
Southern Baptists Partner to Respond to African Famine
Political Seasons and Pastoral Leadership
Time is Running Out!
Pushing Back the Darkness
The SBC Cooperative Program Allocation Budget Process
Hell—The Place of Everlasting Punishment
Heaven—The Place of Eternal Reward
The Women’s Ministry Task Force Wants to Hear from You!
New Advisory Council Continues Work of Equipping, Empowering
For the Pastor's Wife: It's a Girl!

 

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SBC LIFE (ISSN 1081-8189), Volume 25, Number 1, © 2016 Southern Baptist Convention, Executive Committee


The Cooperative Program: Relevant, Essential, Irreplaceable


The Cooperative Program: Relevant, Essential, Irreplaceable

At our dinner table last night, our thirteen-year-old guest turned to me and asked abruptly, “Do you know why I’m glad my sister is here?”

Our guest comes to visit once a week. She is working her way through a residential care program, recovering from years of abuse and neglect. The question caught me off guard and, knowing at least some of what she and her little sister have endured, I wasn’t sure what she would say next, but I wanted her to understand she was free to say whatever was on her mind.

I simply replied, “No. Why are you glad?”

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Southern Baptists Partner to Respond to African Famine

Global Hunger Relief funds help feed hungry people in North America and around the world, including these villages in the mountains of famine-stricken Lesotho.

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Political Seasons and Pastoral Leadership

Here are some guiding principles for pastors on addressing their congregations about political and cultural issues.

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Time is Running Out!

I pray that we will get serious about God’s command and His commission.

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Pushing Back the Darkness

Great Commission Advance emphasizes active disciplemaking, missions & evangelism, biblical stewardship, and intercessory prayer.

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