“Conveying the knowledge that there is hope, relief and rehab exercises to encourage healing is huge,” said Dr. Beverly McNeal, professor of physical therapy at SBU and coordinator for SBU’s Physical Therapy Global Health Outreach program.
In 1 Peter 4:8, Peter said, “Above all, maintain an intense love for each other, since love covers a multitude of sins,” (HCSB). It takes a supernatural, Holy-Spirit-endued love to unite hearts and to inspire selfless forgiveness.
The Missouri Baptist Apologetics Network enters its third year with eleven speakers available to help MBC churches train their congregations to defend the Christian faith. These leaders are available to speak in churches and at conferences.
“I see a lot of myself in these guys,” Michael Rios says. “They want to go home, but if they have no foundation in God, they’re going to fail …. God gave me a chance and I failed, so I try to reach out to others so they won’t fail.”
Themes promoting gay, bisexual and transgender lifestyles are becoming more prevalent in entertainment expressly marketed to children, most notably with Disney’s upcoming version of “Beauty and the Beast.”