Margaret Cooper, who was born on Aug. 29, 1918, has been teaching Sunday School for 75 years. Center Hill Baptist, the home church of this venerable teacher, has been the recipient of her faithful leadership for all those years.
In the process of trying to get a handle on their finances, people often ask me, "What role should money play in our lives?" That's really a good question to consider - and it's one that the Bible answers.
Has your church remembered that this is Clergy Appreciation Month? Actually, it is also Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, American Pharmacist Month, Apple Jack Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Computer Learning Month, Cookie Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Do you ever wonder how your church looks to a first-time guest? Are you curious about why some guests attend once and never return? What if a "secret worshiper" anonymously visited your church and completed a survey to describe the visit?
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published October 21, 2010
Some experienced person once said that tough times require tough measures. That was an understatement when you think about the current condition of our nation and the economic and other challenges we are facing.