Thursday, 05 December 2013 15:17

The first war on Christmas

In Advent 2013 let’s not become so obsessed about who says “Merry Christmas” over the counter that we ignore the magnificent ignominy of Jesus’ birth.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
Monday, 02 December 2013 13:41

A season to prepare

How do we make it through all of the good and the not-so-good of the so-called “Christmas season?”

Published in Commentaries
Monday, 07 January 2013 00:00

Baptists open eyes to Epiphany

Epiphany and other events on liturgical calendar, long dismissed by most Baptists as unbiblical, are increasingly being viewed as spiritually beneficial, some experts say.

Published in Theology
Friday, 04 January 2013 00:00

Casting visions from the pulpit

For pastors, the New Year season is ideal for 'vision casting' and 'state of the church' addresses.

Published in Congregations
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 19:04

Churches grieve Sandy Hook shootings

CBF churches across the country paused during Sunday worship services Dec. 16 to pray for victims of violence in Newtown, Conn.

Published in Congregations
Friday, 14 December 2012 17:02

Christmas lessons

Being a minority voice in a larger conversation is not just for Christmas. It is the future of the American church.

Published in Vital Signs
Thursday, 13 December 2012 00:00

Book shares struggles of Baptist women

The Modern Magnificat recounts the struggles and triumphs of 23 ordained Baptist women.

Published in People
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 20:01

Making room for joy

Christmas celebrates both joy and justice.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Tuesday, 11 December 2012 16:49

‘The Hobbit’ as Advent journey

Have you ever thought of Advent as an unexpected journey? Would you set out on one today if given the chance?

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 06 December 2012 16:47

Rescuing Advent from Christmas

The modern “Christmas Season” is a cultural reality but has little to do with faith.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
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