Not going to church on Christmas morning not only keeps God's people out of church, but it also keeps God's praises off their lips, says columnist and college professor Peter Beck.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (BP)--Just over one year ago I went over to the darkside. I joined the club.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (BP)--1. 24. 1440. 7. 168. 28. 30. 31. 744. 12. 365. 8760. Alone, these numbers are interesting symbols on the page.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (BP)--Willie Nelson once noted the joys of the journey. He looked forward to being "on the road again."
CHARLESTON, S.C. (BP)--I recently returned from my state Baptist convention. This meeting served as a painful reminder of the generation gap that exists in our convention at both the state and national level.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--Baptists are a peculiar people. We insist that one make a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. We insist that they be baptized before they can join our church. And, yet, some of us insist upon nothing else once they’re members.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--I love Asian food. From Chinese to Vietnamese, it’s all good. But, Thai food is my favorite. The flavors are exotic and complex. Different tastes intermingle to give your taste buds a rollercoaster ride of culinary delight. Phad Thai, nua nam tok, yum gai, I could eat those things every day of the week. And, some day I may try.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--One of the great things about studying history is that God brings to our remembrance the mighty and wonderful things He has done in the past.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--Webster’s dictionary defines “theology” as “the study of the religious faith, practice and experience.” Generally speaking, theology is God (theo) talk (logy). We are doing theology when we talk about God.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--Another New Year is upon us. For many of us there have been too many and they have come too quickly. As Christians we understand the idea of new beginnings. In salvation God has given us new life and new hope. We know that we don’t have to wait until Jan. 1 for a second chance to get things right. By the grace of God,