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  • FIRST-PERSON: The umbrella of grace

    by Laura Hurd, posted Thursday, March 01, 2018 (9 months ago)

    On a rainy day, Laura Hurd observes how church members with umbrellas in hand harken back to the servanthood of Jesus when He washed His disciples' feet. Read More

  • Bible Study: Dec. 24, 2017

    by Staff/LifeWay Christian Resources, posted Thursday, December 21, 2017 (one year ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- This weekly Bible study appears in Baptist Press in a partnership with LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Through its Leadership and Adult Publishing team, LifeWay publishes Sunday School curricula and additional resources for all age groups.

    This week's Bible study is adapted from The Gospel Project curriculum.

    Bible Passage: Philippians 2:5-11 Read More

  • Survey: Good deeds by Christians often go unseen

    by Bob Smietana, posted Friday, July 21, 2017 (one year ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Many Americans are unaware of various efforts by local Christians or churches to serve their neighbors, according to a new study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research.

    In a survey of 1,000 Americans, LifeWay Research looked at 13 service programs conducted by churches -- from tutoring kids to teaching job skills. They asked Americans if they'd heard of churches or church members being involved in those activities in the past six months.

    Six in 10 say they know churches feed the hungry. Half say they know churches give clothing to the poor. Read More

  • Landscaping & maintenance show his joy & servanthood

    by Hannah Hanzel, posted Monday, July 17, 2017 (one year ago)

    Photo by Hannah Hanzel
    OKLAHOMA CITY (BP) -- As a 16-year-old, Larry Goodman never found himself thinking of God, let alone attending church. But one certain Sunday was different. One of Goodman's high school friends invited him to come to church with him.

    It was that Sunday that Goodman felt the Lord's presence during the sermon. Down the aisle with his buddy in tow, he gave his life to the Lord.

    "It was the best day of my life," Goodman said. "From then on, I just wanted to get Read More