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What problems reveal about God

David Jeremiah, Turning Point
April 16 2021

Throughout scripture we read of individuals discovering new dimensions of God’s faithfulness and character in the midst of their trials. That doesn’t mean they never questioned “Why?” Asking “Why?” is a normal human response to troubles, but God is not put off by that question... read more

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Mother’s Day Offering: ‘That they may see and know…’

Brian K. Davis, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
April 14 2021

From its inception, North Carolina Baptist Hospital – now known as Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center – has sought to care for the poor and the underserved. Not long after doors opened in May 1923, churches responded to the need for financial support for patients who struggled to pay their medical bills... read more

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N.C. Baptists can join gospel movement in South Asia

Michael Cloer, Englewood Baptist Church
April 14 2021

“He go heaven? He go heaven?” a woman asked as her husband’s body was placed in the back of a hearse. Having recently arrived and not knowing the man, your International Mission Board (IMB) missionary responded, “I don’t know, Auntie... read more

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7 easy ways to make your classified ad more effective

Seth Brown & Alison McKinney, Biblical Recorder
April 13 2021

Leadership transitions are key moments. The handoff from one leader to another can propel a church forward or handicap the ministry for years.  The search process can be daunting. No one wants to deal with the fallout of a bad hire... read more

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Explainer: Arkansas bans gender transition procedures for minors

ERLC Staff
April 12 2021

On April 6, Arkansas became the first U.S. state to prohibit doctors from providing gender transition procedures for children. The legislation, known as the Arkansas Save Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE) Act, prohibits any physician or other healthcare professional from providing gender transition procedures to any person under the age of 18... read more