Perspectives

Rebuilding Together by Derek Brown

The Answer is YES!

We have heard God’s “Yes” proclaimed in the work of Christ. How much more should we demonstrate faith than those who came before?

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A Powerful Information Supply

We are at our best when we look to God for answers. Once we realize that God has the answers because He is the answer, we can view every unanswered question as an opportunity to call on Him and listen for His reply. 

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Thankful

After a year of disruption, this summer has provided several reminders of all we have to be thankful for. Most recently as we celebrated our nation’s independence, I could not help but be thankful to serve in a country that still respects personal and religious freedom. Although there are several things I am sure we would all like to change, this is still the best country to serve in a ministry setting.

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The Compelling Work of the Holy Spirit

I have never seen God move like He has the last four to five weeks in our church. I know pastors can say things like that at times in an attempt to lift themselves up or their church. I promise you that is not my intention, and hopefully the rest of this article will prove that. Our story in Northwest Arkansas began in Hendersonville, Tennessee. I know that sounds weird, so let me explain.

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The key to satisfaction

Mick Jagger, the lead singer for the secular rock band the Rolling Stones, recorded a hit song bemoaning the pursuit of and failure to discover what he refers to as “satisfaction” over 50 years ago. “I can’t get no satisfaction, ‘cause I try and I try and I try and I try,” is repeated over and over all to no avail according to the writer. Apparently, this driving passion and its elusiveness strikes a chord with millions of listeners as the song has become a cultural icon since its release in 1965.

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Hope on the frontlines

Since the doors were opened to children without family in 1894, Arkansas Baptist Children’s Homes and Family Ministries has not for a single moment stopped caring for children.

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Family Ministry and Autism

Ministering to families in our modern day is no easy task. Things just seem to be harder than even 10 years ago when I entered ministry. Families have issues to deal with that previous generations would have called unbelievable.

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