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Looking in the rearview mirror

Richard Hipps, Trinity Baptist Church
January 22 2021

A few years ago, a church member’s mother from North Carolina visited our church in Tennessee. When I introduced myself, she asked, “Pastor, do you remember a woman named Lois Pendley?” I replied, “Yes, I do... read more

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How to pray for President Biden, Vice President Harris and Congress

Ronnie Floyd, SBC EC President
January 21 2021

As Christians, we have a responsibility to pray for the leaders of our nation. Regardless of the president’s political party or positions on various issues, I have been faithful to pray for each president and vice president for decades... read more

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Heard from the kids lately?

Eric Reed, Illinois Baptist
January 20 2021

The first time I recall feeling old I was only 34. I was the pastor, and the youth minister, a decade younger, had let me know by some word or look that I was not in touch with what the students were thinking on a particular issue... read more

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Born in darkness, live in Light

IMB Communications
January 19 2021

I was born into darkness. The interesting thing is that I did not really know it was dark. I don’t think you can comprehend the difference between darkness and light until you have truly seen light... read more

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Out of many, one

Ronnie Floyd, SBC EC President
January 18 2021

When the 13 colonies joined together, we became known as the United States of America. A new nation was born. Victory over the British occurred because these 13 colonies did not fight as many, but as one... read more