In an effort to share the love of Christ with others, Evelyn Pearson started a cookie ministry for those coping with the loss of a loved one. "It was the Lord that gave me this idea," said Pearson, a member of Oak Valley Baptist Church in Franklin, Tenn.
Most Americans believe society is increasingly abandoning the religious aspects of Christmas, according to new Pew Research Center findings, but most Americans are not troubled by the trend. Concurrently, Pew said a religious appreciation of the season is declining among individuals themselves.
In today's SBC Digest: Charles Stanley succession plan approved at First Baptist Church in Atlanta; SBC This Week podcast gathers #MyLottieStory videos; Kay Coles James to address the annual Rose Day pro-life rally in the Oklahoma State Capitol.
Eric Reed writes that Jesus' life reflects key principles relating to the issue of sexual harassment: Jesus was respectful of women and honest with them. He stood up for women and did not exclude them in the face of controversy.
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