Happy Father’s Day!

In 1909, Mrs. John B. Dodd, of Spokane Washington, first proposed the idea of a “father’s day”. Mrs. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart. William Smart, a Civil War veteran, was widowed when his wife died in childbirth with their sixth child. Mr. Smart was left to raise all his children alone on a rural farm in eastern Washington state. The first Father’s Day was observed on June 19,...

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Amazing and Alarming

I find this article to be amazing and alarming at the same time. I have included the entire article because it may be of interest to some of you but the thing I want to bring your attention to is Attendance Figures. Total SBC church membership also dipped slightly last year to just under 16.3 million but “primary” or regular worship attendance increased slightly to 6.15 million. How is it possible to have 16 million plus members and...

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