The biblical practice of hospitality means more than generosity to friends or taking a casserole to a sick neighbor. Those who study the practice say to be spiritually beneficial, there must be a level of discomfort.

Published in Theology
Wednesday, 16 October 2013 17:15

Crafting a disciplined life

In our lives as disciples, it is important that we craft spiritual practices that keep us on track.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Friday, 26 July 2013 17:47

Giving it up for Jesus

What does the Bible mean by “dying to self?”

Published in Theology
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 17:14

Seeking an authentic self

In our “reality-based” age, too little reality exists.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Friday, 17 May 2013 15:28

Spiritual formation growing online

 A Baptist minister says churches must be ready to counter social media 'spirituality' with accessible discipleship tools and information.

Published in People
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 17:15

Longing for vision

Instead of writing off their visionaries as eccentric, many churches would do well to pay them heed.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 15:43

Baptists hopeful about new pope

Baptist theologians see in Pope Francis an ally for promoting dialogue and inspiring Protestants. 

Published in People
Monday, 18 March 2013 13:55

Suzii Paynter on life, Lent and CBF

 CBF's new executive coordinator says keeping a spiritual focus helps her undertake a demanding schedule of travel and meetings.

Published in People
Wednesday, 06 March 2013 22:35

Rising stress boosts clergy depression

Experts say debt, public opinion and other factors boost chances for depression in clergy.

Published in People
Thursday, 28 February 2013 16:44

Friends say faith came first for Cliburn

Van Cliburn's musical talent and success cannot be understood apart from Christian faith, friends say of the world-famous pianist and lifelong Baptist.

Published in People
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