Frank S. Page, president and "chief encouragement officer" of the SBC Executive Committee, is asking Southern Baptists to come together in 2013 for a year of emphasis on prayer "like none we’ve ever seen before."
The so-called “fiscal cliff” bill signed by President Obama didn’t fully please either political party, but it did contain great news for the adoption community by maintaining a tax credit that makes adoption more affordable for low- and middle-income families.
A severe storm watch was issued for 30 counties in North Georgia at 8:03 p.m. on April 27, 2010. By the time the watch expired at 2 a.m. on Sunday, April 28 Cedartown had experienced the fury of nature’s most dangerous and destructive storm – the tornado.
Is God still calling young people to go and make disciples of all nations? The answer to that question is a resounding and joyful "YES!" But how does it happen? And what helps a person find the support he or she needs to fulfill that call? The answer lies in local church cooperation.
To make themselves tired, the boys got out of the bed on Christmas Eve to run up and down the hallway outside their rooms. Their thinking went like this: If we get up and run, we will get tired. If we get tired, we will go to sleep faster. If we sleep fast, Christmas morning will come quicker. If Christmas morning comes quicker, we will open presents sooner.
During the Christmas break I happened to see a terrifying program on Animal Planet called “Rattlesnake Republic.” I don’t know why I was urged to watch such tripe, but I did and on the program I saw some demented creature get in a coffin and have dozens of rattlesnakes piled on top of him. Horror of horrors!
The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published January 10, 2013
I am being challenged and blessed as I read through Andrew Murray’s book, “Living a Prayerful Life.” This is an important focus just now as I am praying for a great year ahead of focusing on the first smooth stone of “Spiritual Renewal.” Prayer is the key to spiritual renewal. It is the source of blessing and power for the Christian, and yet, we neglect prayer as though we are ignorant of the power of prayer.