Persecution of Christians is real. Perhaps in America we haven’t gotten a true taste of it, though in some form we seem to be inching closer every day. When we do hear about it, it sounds so far away, in other countries, happening to people who don’t speak our language...Read More
Imagine December in A Land Without Steeples, a place away from pumpkin (sorry, sweet potato) pie, without the Carpenters singing to you from every radio about chestnuts roasting over an open fire. Walmart and Amazon Prime may not be just...Read More
In East Asia, the most striking thing to a southerner might be the almost complete absence of steeples. Walking through cities with millions of people and villages with only dozens of residents, the view is the same: buildings for commerce, education, and living, but none for worship. Of course, there are churches in East Asia...
Sometime in late 1979, Dr. Ray Lloyd, FBC’s pastor at the time, mentioned offhandedly that the church had a house that could serve as a missionary residence--it just needed fixing up. Sandra Nash heard that word, caught that vision...Read More
Developing nations endure it. All of human history has witnessed it. Political overtones deeply color it. But what is poverty exactly? And why does it exist? How close have you been to it really? It is increasingly easy and enjoyable to travel across the planet...Read More
Have you ever taken a stroll around your neighborhood and wondered how you can reach those who live around you for Christ? Do you desire to be more intentional in your relationships and in sharing Christ in your community? One way you can make a significant impact in the...Read More