Celebrating a Life Well-Lived: Remembering Dr. Wana Ann Fort

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*Editor’s Note: The following article about pioneer Southern Baptist medical missionary, Dr. Wana Ann Fort, was originally published on June 19, 2014, in honor of her 90th birthday. Wana Ann went home to be with the Lord yesterday afternoon, Monday, August 31, 2015. There is no doubt after giving praise to her beloved Savior she […]

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#DearYoungerMe: An Introduction

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I don’t know what you would put in your “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” essay, but mine would include scrapbooking. My scrapbooks were for members of my family and myself, but they were focused on my grandmother who passed away unexpectedly at the end of March. As I spent the summer months pouring over […]

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#Habakkuk: Why, God, Why?

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Have you ever looked at people and thought, “How can you be so ruthless?” Or have you ever watched a story on the news and wondered, “How can rulers and dictators act like this? Where is the justice?” Welcome to the mind of the minor prophet, Habakkuk. The first half of chapter one of Habakkuk […]

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#SetApart: Faithfulness in the Little Things

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I remember in my college ministry we used to sing, “Holiness, holiness is what I long for” and then we would continue by singing, “Take my heart, conform it/ Take my will, transform it/ To Yours, to Yours, O Lord.” More often than not, when we speak of holiness, or living set apart from the […]

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#Obedience: In the World Not Of the World – Obeying in Context

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As I have flipped through television channels in recent weeks I have been overwhelmed. Crime and violence. Racism. Sexual issues. Natural disasters. Sickness. Immigration. Politics. Finances. One hot topic after another has flashed across the television screen with “experts” shouting their opinions as though everyone should think as they do. I don’t know about others, […]

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