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Stressed out? 7 steps to finding peace in a stressful world

Facing stress is a fact of life. How we manage our stress says a lot about our depth of faith and how much we rely on God each day. When we manage stress effectively, we can find peace in a …

Back to School Backpack Giveaway

On July 30th, Hilltop Baptist Church, Iglesia Bautista Torre Fuerte, and Set Free Southland got together to bless the students in our community! We were blessed with a total of 200 backpacks from …

Ministering to your community as school starts back

As the school year is upon us, what are some ways you and your church can engage your community through local schools? Before I was the Baptist Collegiate Ministry Campus Minister for Arkansas …

Why we’re here

A consultant assisting IBSA with strategic planning recently challenged us with this question: “Why does Illinois need a Southern Baptist brand of disciple?” He wasn’t …
Discipleship

As Christians ponder how best to share their faith with friends and family, some may find it helpful to look up in wonder—not just to God but also the stars. Read More The post Wonder as …

EL CAJON, Calif. (BP) – Let’s start with a riddle: What two partners live less than two feet apart but never meet? They’re both CEOs of vast organizations with overlapping …
SAN DIEGO (BP) – Serving in the military is “noble and good,” says Justin Woods, but it’s not enough for some of the midshipmen at the 4,400-student U.S. Naval Academy in …
NASHVILLE (BP) – Next summer, kids will pass go and collect truth about Jesus in “Twists & Turns.” Lifeway Christian Resources’ 2023 Vacation Bible School (VBS) theme …
NASHVILLE (BP) – Vacation Bible School season is upon us. And with the clock steadily ticking, it’s likely that all that early excitement you felt as you began to plan …
Baptist Life

When training to be a missionary, instructors and mentors emphasize the need to be flexible, even fluid. Jaden Williamson listened but never thought he’d be put to the test so early in his …

In June 2022, at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting, IMB President Paul Chitwood brought greetings on behalf of nearly 3,600 missionaries and their families. He encouraged Southern …
Daily conversations hold possibilities for sharing the gospel in Central Asia. International Mission Board missionary Josh Oakes is looking for each opportunity. Small talk about the weather? …
GLEN ALLEN, Va. (BP) – When pastor Michael Wu first arrived at the SBC of Virginia Annual Homecoming last November, he felt alone. Wu is the bi-vocational pastor of Roanoke Chinese …
The California convention is coming October 25 – 26 and your Committee on Convention Operations is pleased to announce this year’s slate of convention speakers. You can click …