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FIRST-PERSON: Truth decay
America desperately needs a "truth infusion," John Kyle writes. "No legislation can stop the cultural decay. Only God's truth can change a heart and correct the course of a nation." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: A herd of elephants
Amid the pain, hurt and sin in today's world, David Gray believes "we could do better in helping people have a dynamic, fruitful relationship with our Lord and Savior." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Staying teachable
A teachable spirit is damaged by pride but deepened through difficult circumstances, David Frasure writes, noting that "a teachable spirit is most evident in our personal devotion time with the Lord." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: The right ingredients
To cook a good meal -- and to live a fulfilling life -- Terry Dorsett underscores the importance of using the right ingredients. Scripture, he notes, "gives flavor and meaning to our relationships, our activities, our goals and our dreams." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Sitting on the runway....
Sitting in a jet with engine trouble on a Tokyo runway, Gayla Parker began to ponder spiritual lessons she could learn, such as trusting in the Lord, being patient and witnessing to seat-mates. Then the jet's clogged fuel filter came to mind. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Missionary heroes
Count missionaries as "a special kind of hero," Doug Munton writes, citing how they "die to self" amid the joys of a calling often tempered by loneliness, isolation and illness. Read More
Discipleship: When one man walks alongside anotherBUTLER, Ala. (BP) -- It was late one Saturday night when Terry Long plunged into his darkest hour. He stood alone in a small church in south Alabama, plunging his paintbrush over and over into a can of paint, hoping to change the color of his surroundings.
In the metaphorical sense, it wasn't working.
Things still looked bad. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Play the ball where the monkey throws it
When things don't go as planned, Jim Futral writes, God may be redirecting your life toward an unexpected blessing. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Less me. More Him.
Rhonda Rhea reflects on her yearning "to see God do more … in me and through me," knowing that it likely will stretch beyond her comfort zone into serving at the "thorny places" of life. Read More
Women's discipleship underscored at NOBTS eventNEW ORLEANS (BP) -- At home or on the job, women committed to discipleship and transformed by Christ can change the world, speakers said at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary's "Discipling women into the future" conference.
Rhonda Kelley, wife of NOBTS President Chuck Kelley, said the March 15-16 sessions aimed to equip women to minister through the church to other women, which the seminary's women's academic programs likewise do. Read More