Buckner International temporarily is suspending travel by mission groups to Honduras in the wake of a coup that removed President Manuel Zelaya from office.
For many Baptists in the U.S., the separation of church and state is no more than a historical concept or fodder for the culture wars. For Baptist minority groups in other countries, however, it can be a matter of survival.
A proposal that could reshape the Southern Baptist Convention received overwhelming approval during the 2009 SBC annual meeting. But relationships with a controversial pastor who is influential among many young SBC pastors drew the attention of multiple motions presented July 23 in Louisville.
The sound of bouncing balls echoed across Memorial Baptist Church, Jefferson City, as elementary students completed basketball drills. More than 50 first- through sixth-graders attended