The Danger When You Live for Others’ Approval

A group of preschoolers arrived as my friend, Bob, and I were sitting on the bleachers just outside the racquetball court and trying to catch our breath between games. Race-running, soccer-ball-kicking, tricycle-riding and twirling-dancing preschool children spread...

Does Your Church Need to Protest More?

I agree with theologian Robert McAfee Brown in “The Spirit of Protestantism” in which he said: “There has not been a moment in the church’s life when it has not stood in need of reformation, redirection, and renewal at the hand of God.”...

At the Table: Bless

Sermon delivered by Heather Entrekin, pastor of Prairie Baptist Church in Prairie Village, K.S., on Mar. 8 2009. Mark 8: 31-38 Last week, at the spiritual retreat participants, it was my job to talk about blessing.   After I explained what a blessing is and how...