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With the purpose of involving Southern Baptist women in all areas of Convention life, the task force has been at work this year conducting a survey and researching resources specifically for women.
What seemed like a typical gathering of women at an Atlanta airport hotel one Friday morning in August took a delightful twist!
The Women’s Ministry Advisory Council will gather and share information about perspectives and strategies women in Southern Baptist churches bring to our common task of reaching our nation and the nations with the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Let’s see if we can learn a spiritual lesson from a personal garment.
If Jesus is on our minds, He will find a way out of our mouths.
TALKING is a Spiritual Gift

My husband once told me I have three spiritual gifts not listed in the Bible: sleeping, shopping, and talking! Oh my, I do seem like a shallow Christian. How reassuring to discover biblical support for my gift of talking. First Peter 4:10–11 says: Based on the gift each one has received, use it to serve others, as good managers of the varied grace of God. If anyone SPEAKS, it should be as one who SPEAKS God's words.

Talking IS a spiritual gift! You may have this gift too. A spiritual gift is a special ability given by God for Christian service. Paul the Apostle often taught about spiritual gifts to encourage believers to minister to others. There is one body of Christ but a diversity of gifts including prophecy, service, teaching, and exhorting (Romans 12:6–8). The same God gives at least one of His various gifts to every believer (1 Corinthians 12:4–11). And, He personally gives them for th...