Southern Baptist Convention

Becoming Southern Baptists

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a fellowship of over 47,500 Baptist churches and another 4,500 mission churches (churches that have not yet established their autonomy as self-governing congregations) scattered across the United States and its territories. Read More...

Tiny houses: Sanctuary for needy shows 'God is good'

Tiny homes under construction spearheaded by a small Appalachian congregation will offer sanctuary and livelihood to people recovering from addiction and other life setbacks. Crossroads Community Church in Stearns, Ky., bought a 13-acre site and is building 20 homes of 300- to 540-square-feet to meet the needs of a community impacted by poverty, broken families and substance abuse addiction. Read More...

Today's Devotion

From the Book of Proverbs:

Benefits of wisdom; the wise and the foolish contrasted.

There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty (Prov. 11:24).

Basically we are told that it is possible to give freely and still become more wealthy, but those who are selfish can lose everything. Our Heavenly Father wants us not only to share our material possessions, but most of all, to express our love and concern for the needs of others. And as we give our best to others, the blessings of the Lord rest upon us in ways we never thought possible. - Continue...

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