Concord, Not Conflict

Last month, the Canipe boys—Watt, Peter, and I—hit the road.  Our primary objectives on this road trip were to see the pro football and baseball halls of fame in Canton, Ohio, and Cooperstown, New York, respectively.  But you know how a good road...

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Squaring Romans 13

Baptists have a reputation for not getting along with one another. In his book, The Challenge of Being Baptist, historian Bill Leonard puts it like this: “From the beginning of the movement,” he writes, “Baptists have been plagued by schisms...

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And That Number Again Is …

Remember Hee-Haw? It’s OK if you don’t. I’m not too proud to tell you that Hee-Haw was a Saturday night television staple in my house growing up. Get a bath. Eat TV dinners. Watch Hee-Haw. Every Saturday night. That’s how we rolled at 1814 Walker...

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Providence Will . . .

The deacons’ Providence 2025 Strategic Plan: Providence Will is now available electronically on our church website (www.providencebc.org/about-us) and, in paper form, in the Rotunda.  Adopted unanimously by the deacons at their March meeting...

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New Beginnings

Martha Haigler has served Providence Baptist Church faithfully for many years now, first as Membership Secretary and, most recently, as our Pastoral Care Associate, a position with both pastoral care and administrative support responsibilities...

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A More Generous Way

One of the qualities I treasure about Providence—indeed, one of the qualities that drew me here in the first place—is our stubborn willingness to love one another in spite of our differences of opinions across all sorts of spectrums. As someone...

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