February 2013

Getting a Clearer Picture

When Michelle and I were expecting our first child, we were greatly anticipating the ultrasound that would allow us to see our baby in the womb and even know if we would have a boy or a girl. I vividly recall watching the black and white images on the screen. And I recall the exciting […]

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Black History is American History

The following is a guest post by Curtis Woods, Associate Executive Director for Convention Relations. For years I have heard: Black history is American history. Black History Month invites all Americans to sit around the historical campfire and be warmed by the flames of African American achievement. When these flames are properly understood in light of

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We Do More When We Cooperate

With my six year old daughter, Cai, practicing her reading, I was recently reacquainted with the story of the lion and the mouse. If you recall, the mouse somehow convinces the lion that the day will come when he will give aid to the lion. So, the lion foregoes the mouse as a snack and

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A Personal Invitation to Attend ‘Seminary for a Day’

I’m very excited about our upcoming Seminary for a Day events, and I’d like to extend my personal invitation to you to attend. We’re teaming up with the North American Mission Board, LifeWay Christian Resources, Campbellsville University, Clear Creek Baptist Bible College, Mid-Continent University, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and University of the Cumberlands to bring

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Chemo is Over!

Chemo is over! How thankful we are for God’s faithfulness and for the prayers of His people! Michelle has faired well through her surgeries and treatments and appears to be on the road to complete recovery. Of course, those who have walked through the valley of cancer know that recovery doesn’t mean “back to life

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