“I have made up my mind to obey your laws forever,

no matter what.” 

~Psalm 119:112 CEV~



Today, let’s pray for those who are struggling with decisions.

  • Education
  • Family
  • Purchases
  • Church participation
  • Health
  • Etc.

Decisions can be difficult.  They also can change our future in a big way.  Pray about the decisions you are facing.  Let God lead you in making decisions.



Read the Bible – “I will….”

  • Psalm 42:5-6
  • Psalm 42:11



2018 relief efforts still need volunteers

The calendar has turned to a New Year, but hundreds of people in the Southeast continue picking up the pieces following the massive storms that hit the region in 2018.

After Calif. wildfire, ‘God just keeps’ providing

Following Northern California’s deadly Camp Fire, one church has experienced apparent supernatural provision and spiritual harvest amid its ministry efforts. Others have devoted themselves to counseling and listening.

Churches ramp up background checks to ensure safety

As churches become aware of potential safety issues, more are signing up for background check services through LifeWay Christian Resources’ OneSource program.

Court limits Jack Phillips’ religious bias lawsuit

Christian cake artist Jack Phillips can proceed with his latest lawsuit alleging Colorado harassed him based on his religious beliefs, but he may no longer seek damages from nine of the 10 defendants targeted.

Ashford: ‘Be our better selves’ in the public sphere

As an observer of Christianity and public life, Bruce Ashford sees the good, the bad and the ugly of American political engagement. In a new book, “Letters to an American Christian,” he is seeking to change it for the better.

FROM THE STATES: Ill., Ala., Md. evangelism/missions news; ‘Our prayer is that hundreds are saved and baptized’

Today’s From the States features items from: Illinois Baptist; The Alabama Baptist; BaptistLIFE (Maryland)

‘In Jesus’ name’: Evangelicals meet Mideast leaders

Southern Baptists are praying in Jesus’ name in the offices of Muslim princes and presidents hosting evangelicals on tours promoting religious freedom in the Middle East.


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Anna Lee