Seeking God’s kingdom: FORMER MODEL AMRIT AHLUWALIA’S JOURNEY TO SOUTHERN SEMINARY

Originally published in Towers Magazine:  http://equip.sbts.edu/publications/towers/towers-issue/2017/dec-jan-2017/seeking-gods-kingdom/

At the peak of her modeling career, Amrit Ahluwalia was making $20,000 for a day’s work. She was the highest-paid model in North India, where she’d risen to stardom. She appeared in a chart-topping music video in her country, received multiple offers to act in movies, often acted on TV, and felt like she was in complete control of her career.

She started modeling after winning Miss Teen 2009 for North India, and she spent her last year of high school playing soccer with a national-level team before winning Miss Chandigarh in 2013. Chandigarh is the capital city of Punjab, a state in North India. Continue reading “Seeking God’s kingdom: FORMER MODEL AMRIT AHLUWALIA’S JOURNEY TO SOUTHERN SEMINARY”

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Crossings conference encourages parents to be disciple makers

Originally published in Western Recorder – www.westernrecorder.org

LOUISVILLE—The task of parents is to make “God magnificent to the next generation,” Children Desiring God’s David and Sally Michael told attenders at Crossings Ministries first “Leading with Love” conference on Nov. 11.

The day-long conference saw 50 participants, but more watched through livestreamed sessions. The event was an intentional way for Crossings to help parents disciple their children well, Jeff Darlymple, president of Crossings MInistries, and Randall Breland, Crossings communications director, said. Continue reading “Crossings conference encourages parents to be disciple makers”

Langley to Ky. Baptists: Go and make Christ known

Originally published in Western Recorder – http://westernrecorder.org/2053.article

LOUISVILLE—The church’s task is to reach a culture that’s confused about Jesus, Bill Langley, Kentucky Baptist Convention president and pastor of Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, told messengers during his presidential address at the KBC Annual Meeting in Louisville.

Langley cited the statistic that 78 percent of churches in America have plateaued or are waning. Many mainline church leaders refuse to recognize Jesus as anything more than an historical figure, Langley said, observing that even among the churches that are growing, many are growing by “swapping sheep,” Langley said. Continue reading “Langley to Ky. Baptists: Go and make Christ known”