All posts by "contributingwriter"

April 14, 2014

Let me start by saying I’m pro-life. I oppose all forms of abortion and firmly believe that life begins at conception. This is a very personal stance. Abortion touches upon some of our most basic ideas about life and faith....

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April 13, 2014

J. Alan Branch, Professor of Christian Ethics Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Fred Phelps, the infamous minister of hate from Topeka, Kan., died March 19. The founder of Westboro “Baptist” Church in Topeka, Phelps burst onto the national scene when he and his...

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April 6, 2014

Even very young children wonder about death. God has created us with a curiosity that causes all to seek answers. We make a mistake when we think we must wait until children are a certain age to learn about death...

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April 1, 2014

The St. Joseph Baptist Association served as a pilot in 2013 for Light Up Missouri – a servant-evangelism initiative of the Missouri Baptist Convention (MBC) that encourages churches to distribute one million Bibles over the next two years. The impact has...

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March 31, 2014

Southwest Baptist University students will learn about the University’s Center for Global Connections January 2015 projects during Global Connections Week April 7-9....

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March 29, 2014

A wise man probably had to work to get the wisdom he has attained. Of course, God’s Word gives us wisdom. Someone who talks all the time probably just blows with the wind. I saw a church sign that said,...

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March 29, 2014

Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed more than 100 Christians and destroyed homes in Kaduna state in North-Western Nigeria March 14, Morning Star News reported....

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March 26, 2014

The 2014 edition of GuideStone’s annual Tax Return Preparation and Federal Reporting Guide is now available. In this helpful guide, both active and retired minsters will find step-by-step instructions, sample forms and detailed help in understanding the latest tax laws....

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March 25, 2014

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, member of 1st Baptist Church Branson, speaks in support of religious freedom in Hobby Lobby case....

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March 25, 2014

Missouri AG Chris Koster has initiated the legal defense of Missouri’s marriage laws against a challenge filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Koster has instructed his staff to proceed with actions to defend Missouri’s constitutional amendment defining marriage...

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