NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) -- Feeling the effects of a bad economy, several Southern Baptist Convention-affiliated state and regional conventions reduced budgets in annual meetings, held in recent weeks across the nation.
All of us have a lot of reasons for giving thanks this week. Most of us will express our gratitude to God for all of His blessings to us, if only as we offer a blessing for a sumptuous Thanksgiving meal.
Since banding together on Aug. 13, 1834, members of First Baptist Church, Cape Girardeau, have been bold enough to stand, sometimes against its denomination, to lead
With the theme, “Find Us Faithful,” First Baptist Church, Gray Summit celebrated its 150th anniversary.
First Baptist Church, San Vicente, El Salvador, lost seven children and two adults
in a flash flood that ripped through the town when Hurricane Ida
Though she has slowed down considerably after 110 years, Jewell Stehlik still loves music and life. Iron County and state officials joined Stehlik’s family and staff
So exactly what would a great awakening in America look like today? What might be its characteristics? How would it start? What might be its results? Who might be the first to notice it? Our cover package this week is produced by Word&Way’s New Voice
In 1969, a mere eight years after the Berlin Wall was erected and 20 years before it suddenly fell, I had the opportunity to visit West Berlin and come face-to-face with the impenetrable barrier. A student trip to study the German language had brought me
Ever wake up in the wee hours after a good dream – or a bad burrito – with a marvelous thought? One that in the light of day really makes no sense whatsoever? This column takes note of similar (I suspect) Christian-based notions that no
Multicultural adoption is more than just a hot Hollywood trend. Some Baptist families consider adopting a child -- or multiple children -- from another race or culture as a divine calling.