What's Good about Feeling Bad?: Finding Purpose and a Path

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The pastor, of course, grew more and more controlling. Suffering is a fact, not a plan or an argument. Abilene Baptist Association (ABA) assists fifty-two Baptist churches in Taylor County in carrying out the Great Commission through cooperative ministry and mission projects, starts new works, coordinates disaster relief efforts (Haiti), provides evangelistic opportunities, strengthens existing churches through training, and provides a Director of Missions, who is a friend to the pastors.

Pages: 288

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (August 18, 2008)

ISBN: 1414316895

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