For two decades, members of Second Baptist Church in Liberty, Mo., have found transformational relationships 700 miles away with friends of the Lakota people who live on the Upper Cheyenne Reservation in South Dakota. “To be able to call someone…
Religion Notes: Ministries unite to open new shelters on U.S.-Mexico border
-Northern Seminary honors foundation
-Grant funds pastoral residency
A church-based store where shopping is ministry
Shoppers like knowing they are contributing to a trade that doesn’t involve toxic materials, child-labor or sweatshops.
Religion Notes: BWA seeks aid for tsunami survivors, Vestal addresses lay leaders
More than 1,400 have died in the 7.5 magnitude seismic event, which generated a tsunami and was followed by a volcanic eruption on the island four days later.
With humor and hard work, church changes its ‘culture of giving’
By Jeff Brumley Two years ago, Second Baptist Church in Liberty, Mo. gambled that two cartoon cows would help foster a culture of generosity and transform stewardship in the congregration. It might sound crazy, but it worked, resulting in a…