Responding to Brokenness

The Reality Get involved with people very much and you find all kinds of problems. Failing health, marital infidelity, rebellious children, embezzling employees, fractured friendships – the list seems endless.  The influence of sin is all around us.  Our Response People respond differently to this reality.  Some deny.  Some avoid.  My response is often to get discouraged…

Istrouma Baptist Church’s Lunch Bunch Basketball

How do you bring together African-American and Caucasian adult men in a racially challenged city like Baton Rouge? The answer – Lunch Bunch Basketball (LBB). Lunch Bunch Basketball didn’t begin with this reconciliation in mind. The idea began very humbly as pick-up basketball for church members on Wednesday nights before ML Woodruff, the Sports Outreach Minister…