Sandy Wisdom-Martin shares family testimony filled with SBC connections

When Woman’s Missionary Union national executive director-treasurer Sandy Wisdom-Martin watched her brother, Doug, get baptized last year, it represented a story of God’s faithfulness and Southern Baptist cooperation. After her mother shared the good news, Wisdom-Martin rearranged her travel schedule to be there. The baptism took place at Lake Sallateeska near her family’s childhood home […]

Some Wrappings of Christmas

Christmas in America has so many facets, traditions, and activities. It is enough to keep people busy for weeks! Some things are soundly biblical — Jesus was born in Bethlehem; Mary, his mother, was a virgin; shepherds were summoned by angels to visit the manger; and some time later, Magi from the land of the […]

Editor’s Word: An Unashamed Major League Baseball Home Run Champ

New York Yankee baseball player Aaron Judge is the all-time, ace number one, authentic, legitimate, and clean home run champion of major league baseball — both American and National League. While it is true that three others hit more home runs in a season than Judge, Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire did so […]

ERLC offers guide for pastors, churches on sexuality, gender issues

Southern Baptist pastors and churches have a new theological and practical guide to help them address issues involving sexuality and gender. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission published the document, “A Biblical Resource for Pastors on Gender and Sexuality,” on its website Oct. 11. The guide is intended to assist pastors and other ministry leaders […]

Barber’s ’60 Minutes’ interview brings positive reviews from SBC leaders

A wide-ranging interview on CBS’ “60 Minutes” Oct. 9 focused on the SBC’s recent decisions to address sexual abuse, was well-received by a group of Southern Baptist leaders. The Sunday evening interview by Anderson Cooper covered not only sexual abuse, but political divisions in the country regarding former President Donald Trump, the separation of church […]

Tennessee quarterback and brother produce children’s book on Scripture

Before he became the Heisman front runner leading the most feared offense in college football for one of the nation’s top-ranked teams, Hendon Hooker thought it would be nice to write a children’s book. That sentence can give you whiplash, much like the Tennessee quarterback’s bombs have given opposing defensive backs this season. Football has […]

WMU’s ‘Because of Hope’ shares stories from 50 SBC leaders

Sandy Wisdom-Martin, executive director-treasurer for the national Woman’s Missionary Union, hopes the organization’s new book, “Because of Hope: Reflections of Faith,” will help Southern Baptists find hope in the midst of despair. The book was produced as a way to emphasize WMU’s theme for their curriculum in the years 2022-2024, which is hope in Christ. […]

Missionary leader shares about God’s power

From the conversion of a witch doctor to the tragic death of a missionary friend, Mark Stevens has much to share about the supernatural power of God at work in this world. Speaking to a group of mission strategists and others at Mount Airy Baptist Church in Easley in an event hosted by Palmetto Baptist […]