President’s Perspective: My Favorite Family Story

I learned to tithe at a young age, but it was not through reading the Bible. It was through a story my parents told me over and over, a story about their faith and God’s faithfulness. Mom and Dad were not raised in church. They were saved shortly after getting married. As young Christians, they […]

President’s Perspective: The Uncomfortable Question

I went to the nearby convenience store to get a Mountain Dew and came back with so much more. Our church is located in a rural community. Everybody in this area uses that store from time to time. On this particular evening, though, no one else was in the store. So I asked the man […]

Guest Viewpoint: Miss South Carolina Lets Her Light Shine for Jesus

On June 25, I watched the television with excitement as one of our church members, Rachel Wyatt, competed in the Miss South Carolina pageant. She and her mom and dad have been faithful members of our church for several years. That evening, Rachel was crowned Miss South Carolina 2016. As the crowd cheered and celebrated […]

A New Name for God

Editor’s note: We recently invited our readers to share their personal Christmas stories. Here is one of the responses we received. I learned a new name for God in December of 1983. My wife, Lisa, and I were newlyweds, and we had moved to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in August of that year. As Christmas […]