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Pastor’s trip to Africa emphasizes priority of prayer

Joel Williams, IMB
February 19 2020

Ten years ago, on a beautiful Sunday morning near the shore of Lake Victoria, I was reminded again of the priority of prayer. I was visiting International Mission Board (IMB) missionaries who focus on planting churches and training church leaders on the many African islands stretching across the north end of Lake Victoria... read more

IN FOCUS

Why Easter is an ideal day for baptism

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer
February 18 2020

One of the great aspects of disciple-making is helping others understand the importance of sharing their faith and helping others come into a relationship with Christ. Another step in the discipleship process is helping them understand the importance of believer’s baptism... read more

GUEST COLUMN

Forgive? Of course! It's what I do.

Joe McKeever, Baptist Press
February 14 2020

Freely you have received; freely give. (Matthew 10:8) Dr. Watson was complimenting Sherlock Holmes on a brilliant observation no one else had noticed. "Of course," Holmes remarked. "It's what I do... read more

GUEST COLUMN

Heart and soul

David Jeremiah, Turning Point
February 13 2020

"Heart and Soul" is a simple love song with lyrics that express what all lovers have felt. The song is full of the lyrics of love: love, adore, madly, gladly, magic, thrilling, willing and on and on. But the key to the meaning of the song, and the meaning of love, is the phrase "heart and soul... read more

VIDEO

How a bone cancer survivor trusted Christ and overcame alcohol abuse

Biblical Recorder Staff
February 12 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_oHvoHB4CI In a video posted by Biltmore Church in Arden, N.C., Savannah Nair talks about how she survived bone cancer, suffered family tragedy, fell into alcoholism and eventually trusted Christ... read more