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Resources for Sexual Abuse Prevention

Resources to equip churches in exercising diligent scrutiny when hiring staff or choosing volunteers. Read More...

Disaster relief chaplains share hope in El Paso

Four veteran Disaster Relief chaplains from the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention (SBTC) packed quickly to drive from different regions of the state to El Paso to minister to victims, families and the community following the Aug. 3 shootings at the Cielo Vista Walmart. Read More...

Most churchgoers say they spend their day seeking God

American Protestant churchgoers say God is on their mind throughout their day in both intentional and impromptu moments. The 2019 Discipleship Pathway Assessment study from LifeWay Research identified seeking God as one of eight signposts of spiritual maturity. Read More...

Today's Devotion

From the Book of Jeremiah:

Jeremiah imprisoned in dungeon; his counsel rejected; Jerusalem destroyed; Jeremiah set free.

But if thou wilt not go forth to the king of Babylon's princes, then shall this city be given into the hand of the Chaldeans, and they shall burn it with fire, and thou shalt not escape out of their hand (Jer. 38:18).

Zedekiah, son of godly Josiah, was the last king ever to rule in Jerusalem. At the beginning of his reign, he gave some signs of obeying God's Word and following Jeremiah's advice, but this all ended after Zedekiah made a league with Egypt.

This league infuriated Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon (the Chaldeans); he conquered Judah and attacked Jerusalem. The strongly fortified city of Jerusalem held out for nearly a year and a half, during which time the people suffered the horrors of famine and pestilence. - Continue...

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