A Heartwarming Experience: Vacation Bible School for Seniors – Have you ever wondered what Vacation Bible School (VBS) would be like for participants in their 80s, 90s, and even 100s? This intriguing question was confronted by the leaders at Baptist Home in Ozark as they embarked on a unique journey to bring VBS to their elderly residents earlier this summer. Surprisingly, they found that VBS for seniors wasn’t much different from the cherished childhood memories of the younger generation.
God has no Phone, but I talk to Him. He has no Facebook, but he is still my friend. He does not have a Twitter, but I still follow Him. In today’s digital age, we often measure our connections through smartphones, social media, and online platforms. It’s become second nature to share our thoughts, feelings, and even our faith through these channels. But in the midst of all this technology, we must remember that our relationship with God transcends the digital realm.
Chase the Lion by Mark Batterson stands out as a refreshing departure from the ordinary. Published in 2016, this book is a compelling call to action for individuals ready to embrace audacious faith and pursue their dreams with unwavering determination. #MarkBatterson #ChasetheLion
Don’t Give The Enemy A Seat at Your Table by Louie Giglio – The Book that got its start by a simple text to Louie Giglio – In a world filled with distractions, negativity, and constant battles for our attention, it’s more crucial than ever to guard our mental space. “Don’t Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table” by Louie Giglio is a powerful book that serves as a guide to help us navigate the challenges of life while protecting our inner peace and mental well-being. In this blog post, we’ll explore the key takeaways from this insightful book and learn how to apply them to our daily lives. #LouieGiglio #dontgivetheenemyaseatatyourtable
See You at the Pole 2023 – “WHOLEHEARTED” (from Jeremiah 29:13) is the theme for See You at the Pole 2023, which is all about students praying at their schools. The event is planned for Wednesday, September 27, at schools around the world. #wholehearted #syatp #syatp2023
Bring Your Bible to School Day – Students, mark your calendar for Bring your Bible to School Day. Tell your friends, family and everyone! Share this blog post so others will know about it too. Do you know that what you bring to school says a lot about you. You can bring a lot of things to school, Why not bring your Bible? #BringYourBible #BgBg2
Embracing the Journey: 50 is Only Middle Age if You’re Planning to Live to be 100 – Life is a magnificent journey, filled with countless opportunities for growth, joy, and purpose. As Christians, we believe that every stage of life is meaningful and has a divine purpose. When it comes to reaching the age of 50, some may view it as a midpoint, halfway through the journey of life. However, as believers, we can approach this milestone with a different perspective, understanding that 50 is only middle age if we are planning to live to be 100. In this blog post, we will explore how our faith can shape our perception of age and inspire us to embrace each stage of life as a gift from God.
47 Ways to say Jesus died for you in other languages – Steve is 47 and this is a list of how to say Jesus died for you in 47 languages.
When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade: Embracing God’s Plan in Adversity – In the journey of life, we all encounter challenges and setbacks that can leave us feeling overwhelmed and discouraged. However, as Christians, we are called to respond to these difficulties with faith, hope, and the knowledge that God has a purpose for everything that happens in our lives. The popular saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” can serve as a profound reminder of the resilience and positivity that comes from trusting in God’s plan even amidst trials. #lemons #lemonade
Embracing Fear and Courage in the Journey of Faith: Lessons from “In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day” by Mark Batterson – “In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day” by Mark Batterson is an inspiring book that captivates readers with the remarkable story of Benaiah, a lesser-known biblical figure whose courage and faith brought him face-to-face with a lion in a snowy pit. Through Benaiah’s story, Batterson encourages us to embrace fear, chase our God-given dreams, and step into the extraordinary journey of faith that God has designed for each one of us. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the key insights from the book and how they can impact our lives as Christians.
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary: Nurturing Faithful Leaders for a Changing World – When it comes to theological education and ministerial preparation, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) stands as a prominent institution known for its commitment to excellence, unwavering faith, and dedication to producing transformative leaders. Founded on a rich legacy, SEBTS continues to shape the future of Christian ministry, equipping students to navigate the complexities of a changing world while staying grounded in biblical truth. In this blog post, we will explore the history, mission, and unique characteristics that make Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary a pillar of theological education.
Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper: Embracing a Purposeful Existence – In a world filled with distractions, instant gratification, and fleeting pleasures, it is all too easy to lose sight of the true purpose and meaning of our lives. Many people find themselves trapped in a cycle of busyness, chasing after material possessions or short-term goals that leave them feeling empty and unfulfilled. However, in his thought-provoking book, “Don’t Waste Your Life,” renowned Christian author John Piper presents a compelling argument for embracing a purposeful existence and seeking a deeper, more meaningful life.
Anxious for Nothing by Max Lucado – Finding Peace in God’s Promises – In the hustle and bustle of life, anxiety seems to have become an all too familiar companion for many. We worry about the uncertainties of the future, the challenges we face, and the fears that grip our hearts. But as Christians, we are called to trust in a God who promises to be with us always and who invites us to cast our anxieties upon Him. In this blog post, we will explore the profound wisdom and comforting insights of Max Lucado’s book, “Anxious for Nothing,” and how it can help us find peace amidst life’s storms.
Protecting Your Foundation: How the Devil Targets Vulnerabilities – As Christians, we are engaged in a spiritual battle against the forces of darkness. The Bible warns us of the adversary, the Devil, who seeks to steal, kill, and destroy (John 10:10). However, it’s crucial to understand that the Devil doesn’t always come at us head-on. Instead, he cunningly searches for weaknesses and cracks in our spiritual foundation, hoping to exploit them to his advantage. In this blog post, we will explore how the Devil operates and how we can safeguard our foundation against his schemes.
Embracing Clarity: Understanding the Difference Between Blind Faith and Blind Spots in Christianity – In the Christian journey, two crucial concepts often come into focus: “blind faith” and “blind spots.” While both involve aspects of uncertainty, it is essential to differentiate between the two. This understanding will help us navigate our faith journey with wisdom, humility, and an unwavering commitment to God’s truth. #bgbg2
Reek Sunday – Every year, on the last Sunday of July, thousands of pilgrims from around the world gather to embark on a challenging journey up Croagh Patrick, a majestic mountain located in County Mayo, Ireland. This annual event, known as Reek Sunday, holds deep spiritual and cultural significance for the Irish people, attracting both religious devotees and adventure seekers alike. In this blog post, we will explore the history, traditions, and experiences associated with Reek Sunday, offering a glimpse into this unique pilgrimage. Also known as Garland Sunday.