Study finds that people who read their Bibles are more hopeful and forgiving than those who do not. By Diana Chandler WASHINGTON (BP) – Americans who most often turn to Scripture are more hopeful and forgiving but still suffer stress and trauma, the American Bible Society said in the latest release from its 2021 State […]
Bible Studies for Life Psalm 31Matt Ward, associate pastorFirst Baptist Church, Thomson A recent Gallup poll has been making the rounds (including on the Baptist Press site): “Most Americans still consider their mental health as excellent (34 percent) or good (42 percent).” That might not seem too bad, but it’s actually a significant drop from the same […]
“It begins with awareness.”
… 55 percent of people said their stress levels have increased since the pandemic began.
When I think of Good Friday, I’m caught by the loneliness Jesus must have felt.
“That’s depressing.” Have you ever said those two words?I’ve watched U.S. politics lately and found myself frustrated, angry, and discouraged. I may have even said that certain events or reactions have been “depressing.” As we move toward what seems like an all-out war between presidential candidates, I find myself shaking my head and dreading the […]
I got very honest and real with her about my own struggles…