BENTON, Ark. (ABP) — David Pierce, who for nearly three decades has been minister of music at the First Baptist Church of Benton, Ark., was arrested April 24 for sexual indecency with a minor, according to officials.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In 2008, the Southern Baptist Convention showed a net loss in total membership for the second straight year and baptized the lowest number of new members since 1987, according to annual statistics compiled by the denomination's pubishing-and-research arm.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — With an African-American population estimated as high as 50 million, the "blight of racism" is "still an epidemic assailing" the United States, writer Maya Angelou said April 24
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Former President Jimmy Carter said baptisms are declining in the Southern Baptist Convention because doctrinal bickering gives Christianity a bad name.
A year-long outreach effort with international students at Wayland Baptist University culminated recently in a trip to Austin and San Antonio, where about a dozen students
Volunteers from the East Texas town of Garrison traveled to Round Rock to deliver much-needed food items and provide some hard labor at Texas Baptist Children's
WASHINGTON — Christian peace activists will mark the 100th day of the Obama administration by asking the president to apologize for the U.S.-led invasion
For 10 years, Buckner International has partnered with Park Cities Baptist Church in Dallas to serve the Spanish-speaking children and families in a community near the
A volunteer team of Houston, San Antonio and Brownville-area health care professionals treated about 1,200 orphaned children and needy families in Nigeria during a one-week trip
The Birmingham, Ala., -based WMU Foundation board of trustees recently awarded $163,445 to boost missions work in North America and around the world.