LOUISVILLE—Newly elected Kentucky Baptist Convention President Tim Searcy challenged church leaders Dec. 10 to always keep preaching the Gospel their primary focus, because, he said, all else pales in comparison.
Now a 22-year veteran of African missions, Larry Pepper said the needs at his hospital never stop. He's grateful for churches who step up to fill in the gaps, both great and small.
The refugee crisis just keeps getting bigger, but IMB missionaries keep rushing in with hope, thanks to the support of churches back home.
We are all constantly being changed. It never stops during this life. In nature, everything is either growing or dying, constantly being changed. With each new moment, someone's character grows in strength or dwindles.
Most of us are currently immersed in Christmas events at our churches, holiday baking, Christmas shopping and an otherwise completely full calendar through the end of the year. It’s hard for us to think of anything else, but the start of a new year is an important time for setting fresh goals in many areas of life. This can be an excellent time to review and update our financial plans to make sure the plan will provide adequate financial security for our family and bless the Christian causes important to us.
I was first introduced to Clear Creek in 2008 when I answered God's call on my life into the pastoral ministry. As a non-traditional student, I was 25 when I answered the call into the ministry. Clear Creek provided me with the biblical knowledge that I needed in order to prepare me for the ministry.