‘Miracle on 31st Street’

‘Miracle on 31st Street’

If you want to experience joy and feel as though you have been wrapped in a warm blanket of love, then read Susan Sparks’ new book, “Miracle on 31st Street.” It is a small book of 26 devotionals that will lift your spirits. Sparks spreads out the message of Jesus in a...
Comic and Preacher Pens How-To Book on Sermon Prep

Comic and Preacher Pens How-To Book on Sermon Prep

Susan Sparks reflects on humor that is joyful and therapeutic in her book, “Preaching Punchlines.” She is not speaking of humor that is scornful, rude, hateful or judgmental, but humor that lifts us up and honors. She quickly banishes any thoughts that she is...
CBFNC Cliff Notes

CBFNC Cliff Notes

“Tweet others as you would like to be tweeted” sparked one of countless smiles shared by participants gathered for the Annual Gathering of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina (CBFNC), meeting at First Baptist Church of Hickory, NC....

Preaching Hope

North Carolina’s sixth annual “Elevating Preaching” conference encouraged preachers to address needed issues while also incorporating elements of hope into their sermons. The conference, co-sponsored by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North...