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  • MEMORIAL DAY: Those who became soldiers

    by Jake McCandless, posted Friday, May 26, 2017 (3 days ago)

    Jake McCandless, reflecting back on his days in youth ministry, ponders whether he adequately prepared students who subsequently served in Iraq and Afghanistan or who would face other rigors of life that loomed ahead. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Tips to young women in ministry

    by Melissa Meredith, posted Thursday, May 25, 2017 (4 days ago)

    Melissa Meredith recounts advice she received from wise women during her first years in ministry -- women who were "familiar with the joys, the stumbling blocks and the perseverance" that would mark her experiences. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: More than watching a movie

    by John Weaver, posted Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (5 days ago)

    Following Christ shouldn't be like watching a movie, John Weaver writes. "We're not here on this earth to just watch movies about the Light of the world," he notes, "but we're commanded to go out and be the light of the world." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: No parking

    by By David Jeremiah, posted Monday, May 22, 2017 (7 days ago)

    Don't "park" your life, David Jeremiah counsels. Make optimal use of each God-given day, he writes. "When God is finished with you on earth, He'll take you to heaven, but until then, stay in gear." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: What's your handicap?

    by Randy Covington, posted Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (12 days ago)

    Handicaps aren't just physical, Randy Covington writes, with an exhortation to "think for a moment of anything you may be choosing to ignore that is seriously handicapping your ability to be all that God wants you to be." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: A pivot foot for the Gospel

    by Courtney L. Moore, posted Tuesday, May 09, 2017 (20 days ago)

    Courtney Moore applies the idea of a pivot foot in basketball to recent tensions among Southern Baptists -- staying rooted in one’s biblical convictions yet extending grace to fellow believers with differing perspectives. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: When things don't go as planned

    by Katie McCoy, posted Friday, May 05, 2017 (24 days ago)

    Things don't always go as Katie McCoy would like. "You probably have had things go awry as well," she writes, noting that "Scripture gives us a different way of thinking about our big dreams and life plans." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: God gives only 2 choices

    by Melanie Lenow, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (one month ago)

    In a culture abounding with personal choices, Melanie Lenow notes that God gives only two choices: "Are we going to follow God's instructions and live in blessing or are we going to disobey and live in frustration?" Read More

  • U-Turn for Christ battles men’s bondage to addiction

    by Sheila Allen/Northwest Baptist Witness, posted Monday, April 17, 2017 (one month ago)

    U-Turn for Christ, a restorative ministry in southern Oregon led by Kevin Darr, has been standing firm for nearly a decade against the ravages of life-controlling addictions. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: When tomorrow comes

    by Randy Adams, posted Thursday, March 30, 2017 (2 months ago)

    In a chaotic and rapidly-changing time, Randy Adams relays biblical pointers to prepare for the future, encouraging Christians "with every tomorrow the Lord gives, fix your eyes on Jesus and join Him in the spiritual battle for souls." Read More