FIRST-PERSON: The urgency of the gospel
I must admit, I am writing this article with deep sadness in my heart. A gentleman I know and have dealt with in various capacities passed away suddenly this week. He was quite unassuming and really did not have much of a family. He was a man of few words, a very private individual who lived alone all his life. Yet, he was a good man who poured his heart into the things he loved the most.
FIRST-PERSON: Too much is at stake
Colorado Baptists' Nathan Lorick voices a call for unity as the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting approaches. "There are millions whose eternities hang in the balance of us being united in the mission and task that God has created for us," he writes.
FIRST-PERSON: In the shadow of the steeples
Nathan Lorick requests prayer for those who serve in denominational settings -- for their families and for their vision and innovation in assisting churches as they seek to fulfill Jesus' Great Commission.
FIRST-PERSON: Evangelism at the next level
Nathan Lorick sees lessons for Christians from multilevel marketing enthusiasts for health and fitness products. "I can only imagine how transformative the Gospel would be if believers would be as passionate for their family, friends and neighbors to hear the Gospel as these folks are about their products," Lorick, director of evangelism for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, writes.