Tuesday
Jan242012

Kelley: ‘God will provide what you need’

SHERWOOD – Charles Kelley, president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, told pastors in the midst of trouble to remember that “God will provide what you need for the day.”

KelleySpeaking Monday, Jan. 23, at the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Evangelism and Church Growth Conference, Kelley encouraged pastors from Matthew 19 and 20 where Jesus’ spoke to His disciples about the rich young ruler, and about the landowner and his treatment of his workers. 

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Tuesday
Jan242012

Fish: ‘Never doubt a child’s faith’  

SHERWOOD – Roy Fish, retired distinguished professor of evangelism at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, told pastors to never doubt a child’s interest in the Christian faith.

Roy Fish speaks Monday, Jan. 23, during the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Evangelism and Church Growth Conference at First Baptist Church in Sherwood.Preaching from Matthew 18:1-6; 10-13, Fish pointed to Jesus sharing with His disciples about the importance of coming to faith as a small child. He spoke at the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Evangelism and Church Growth Conference being held at First Baptist Church in Sherwood.

 

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Monday
Jan232012

Catt encourages renewed focus on prayer

SHERWOOD – Michael Catt, pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Ga. – but perhaps best known for Sherwood Pictures that has produced movies such as Fireproof and Courageous – encouraged Arkansas Baptists gathered for a prayer workshop to “put prayer in the forefront” of all they do.

 “To give you a little perspective on Sherwood,” Catt told those gathered for the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Prayer Workshop. “In all the churches I’ve been in, I have never been in a Southern Baptist church that puts prayer in the forefront of all it does.”

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Monday
Jan232012

Arkansas Baptist Disaster Relief units begin recovery efforts in Fordyce  

Home damaged by felled tree near Fordyce.FORDYCE - Two Arkansas Baptist disaster relief recovery units have been dispatched to Southeast Arkansas following strong storms that passed through the Natural State Jan. 22, according to the Arkansas Baptist State Convention missions ministries team.

The city of Fordyce, in Dallas County, sustained the most damage from the storm, with homes destroyed and trees and power lines down, according to news reports. Other Arkansas counties with damage included Arkansas, Howard, Jefferson, Phillips and Pike.

Chainsaw crews from Harmony Baptist Association, Pine Bluff, and The Church at Rock Creek, Little Rock, began providing disaster relief through First Baptist Church, Fordyce on Jan. 23.

Thursday
Jan122012

ABN Top 10 Stories for 2011

THE YEAR IN ARKANSAS BAPTIST LIFE – 2011. The editorial staff of the Arkansas Baptist News (ABN) has ranked the following top 10 stories of the year based on overall news value and significance to Arkansas Baptist life.

 

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