By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor Saying goodbye to a staff member is one of those things I dread the most. That probably is because I have worked with wonderful, committed people through the years. It is time for us at Word&Way to say goodbye to
Columbia — Churches and individuals would be able to become members of the Baptist General Convention of Missouri at less cost if a director-approved proposal is adopted at the BGCM's annual meeting in April. Meeting Dec. 8, directors agreed to changes in the organization's corporate
By Vicki Brown Word&Way Associate Editor Camdenton — Windermere Baptist Conference Center may continue to operate under the terms of a debt reduction agreement that transferred 941 acres of Windermere's 1,300 acres to National City Bank of Cincinnati, Ohio, in late 2005. As part
Jefferson City - Jennifer Harris, a reporter for the Buffalo (Mo.) Reflex, will join the Word&Way staff on Jan. 11 as a news writer. Harris, a 2004 graduate of Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, has been a writer and photographer for the Buffalo weekly newspaper
Jefferson City — In a sign of continuing turmoil within the Missouri Baptist Convention, the body's Executive Board has appointed a committee to investigate their embattled executive director, the Executive Board itself and others.The group also discussed allegations that a four-year-old church in St. Louis,
Jefferson City - Jennifer Harris, a reporter for the Buffalo (Mo.) Reflex, will join the Word&Way staff on Jan. 11 as a news writer.Harris, a 2004 graduate of Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, has been a writer and photographer for the Buffalo weekly newspaper for
By Bill Webb, Word&Way Editor It was Christmas pageant time at Fourth Avenue Baptist Church, just inside the beltway on the east edge of town. The pageant at Old Fourth was a long-standing tradition. The script and the music remained the same every year.
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor The immediate former president of the Missouri Baptist Convention and the convention preacher for the recent annual meeting of the organization in Cape Girardeau named names in another battle for MBC control. The names are Roger Moran and David Clippard.
Roach — Windermere Baptist Conference Center trustees celebrated reaching the center's $1 million bond reserve with a final $390,000 installment by its Nov. 15 deadline. Windermere issued bonds as part of debt restructuring related to its Wilderness Creek expansion project. Although he did not release
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way Associate EditorSt. Charles — Using several Scripture texts, International Mission Board president Jerry Rankin emphasized that Christians are called to bring light into a dark world, including West Africa.The IMB and the Missouri Baptist Convention hosted a West African Summit at