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  • 10 resolutions for missions in the New Year

    by Chuck Lawless, posted Wednesday, January 03, 2018 (16 days ago)

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    RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- It's a new year -- a time when many of us make resolutions. If you're like I am, those resolutions are often self-focused. We plan to exercise more, eat less, save more dollars, take more time off, accomplish some long-delayed goals, and generally make this year more productive than the last one.

    These resolutions aren't wrong, but I'd like to challenge you to think more externally and globally with your resolutions this year. The new year is not only an opportunity for a new start. It's another opportunity of grace to be part of reaching the nations. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Hope in the New Year

    by Jeff Iorg, posted Wednesday, January 03, 2018 (16 days ago)

    Amid the world's tumult, Jeff Iorg envisions hope for 2018 by sharing the Gospel, making disciples, doing good works and aiding organized efforts for even greater works. Read More

  • God ranks high in New Year's resolutions

    by Lisa Cannon Green, posted Wednesday, December 30, 2015 (2 years ago)

    LifeWayResearch.com
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- When Americans make New Year's resolutions, a better relationship with God ranks almost as high as better health, according to a study by LifeWay Research.

    And for many groups, faith actually outranks health. Older Americans, African Americans, Hispanics and Christians are all more likely to say they've made resolutions about God than about health.

    Overall, 57 percent of Americans report making health-related New Year's resolutions in the ... Read More

  • WORLDVIEW: First things first

    by Erich Bridges, posted Tuesday, January 13, 2015 (3 years ago)

    IMB leader David Platt's counsel for planning your year: Listen to God; then obey Him. "We can become so consumed with the material realm, so consumed thinking about our plans and our strategies," Platt says, "[that] we become blind to spiritual realities." Read More