Monday, 13 October 2014 11:00

Praying the Jesus way

It’s not for the faint of heart.

Published in Commentaries

A new LifeWay poll indicates most Americans pray with themselves in mind. Baptist ministers say that's no surprise, given that the church does a poor job teaching the purpose of prayer.

Published in Theology

Some watch too much news. Others ignore it altogether. Yet others suggest a balanced approach: praying the news as a way to express compassion for those in strife. 

Published in Faith
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 12:02

HIPPA and church prayer requests

Medical privacy laws may not legally apply to congregations, but they ought to honor it.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 19 September 2014 07:39

Figuring out a life of prayer

The latest turn in the journey reveals something significant.

Published in Talk With the Preacher

A Baylor University sociologist finds that prayer is more effective in easing anxiety when the pray-er believes in a loving, dependable God.

Published in Faith
Thursday, 14 August 2014 12:28

The death of Mrs. Doubtfire

Keeping the hope within and the despair without.

Published in Commentaries
Monday, 23 June 2014 20:21

Vital Christianity: As I see it

An effort to describe vital Christianity in 12 key characteristics, beginning with passionate love of God and neighbor. 

A federal judge has lifted a temporary injunction he issued in March, reasoning at the time that invocations offered in Jesus’ name at public meetings would likely be found unconstitutional.

Published in Herald/Mid-Atlantic

The ancient practice which involves walking a maze while praying has become more popular among Baptists as Christians in general are adopting more eclectic spiritual disciplines.

Published in Faith
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