Just like hostages who get Stockholm syndrome, sinners are siding with their captor and waging war against their rescuer.

In the first century, the Apostle Paul birthed many spiritual children and expressed keen concern for their spiritual growth. In fact, he was so firm in his own walk with God that he asked his children to follow his personal example!

Eighth Street Baptist Church in Temple will begin a four-week study titled “What is This Place Called Heaven?” starting 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 7.

During this year’s spring break, when a lot of young people headed for the beach, the First Baptist Church of Temple sent 17 members of its college youth group on an outreach.

Mark 11:23-24 “I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it will be done for him. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.”

Dr. Chris Ballard, director of Churches Touching Lives for Christ, linked the work that volunteers do for her organization to its basis in Scripture for the congregation of First Christian Church of Temple during a recent guest sermon.

Rarely have I ever seen such hope and promise being celebrated all around me. Spring is normally a time of the year in which all kinds of religious groups make a time of renewal among humanity. It’s wonderful to watch our Hindu neighbors celebrate Holi (for those of us who may not be quite a…

Deni Howard despises titles. Nonetheless she recently earned one because of her dedication to volunteering. Impact Temple Church named Howard as its neighborhood ministries coordinator.

Can trials be useful in sharing the Gospel? It seems that when we are faced with trials, all we can think about is “When will it end?” and “How can I get through this?”.

Nyvette Gann lifts her hands in the air in praise after being baptized by Kristyn Bicseglia recently at Vista Community Church. The church, located at 7051 Stonehollow in Temple, recently held multiple baptisms. For information about the church visit www.thevista.tv.