In the parable of Lazarus and the rich man, Jesus doesn't condemn the rich man for his wealth. The rich man's sin was that he knew what he should do, he had the means to do it, and he failed to alleviate the human suffering
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (ABP) -- A man accused of fatally shooting a Southern Baptist pastor inside an Illinois church in March has been found unfit to stand trial.
Thanks to the Internet, some gullible American Christians can engage in one of their favorite hobbies—digging up the metaphorical corpse of Madalyn Murray O’Hair and rhetorically flogging it—more easily than ever before.
Blessed are they who hit the “delete” key instead of “forward” when it comes to mean-spirited e-mails of questionable vera-city, several Christian ethicists suggested.
MOSCOW (ABP) -- An Oct. 15 meeting between high-level representatives of Russia’s Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox communities resulted in the scheduling of a historic multi-confessional Christian rally for early next year, according to a Russian Baptist press release.
SHREVEPORT, La. (ABP) -- An Internet-fueled show of support for a 12-year-old girl killed this summer in a church-bus accident is reaching as far away as Africa, bringing clean water to impoverished children in Malawi.
HARTFORD, Conn. (ABP) -- A congregation’s health depends less on theology than methodology, according to a national study by Hartford Seminary’s Institute for Religion Research.
Messengers will gather at First Baptist Church of Raytown on Oct. 26-28 and they'll have a full agenda. Some of it will be celebratory and -- if conversations around the state are any indication -- parts may certainly be contentious. As such, it might be
Kristine Lea White, 41, of rural Otterville, died Oct. 3 at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia from injuries sustained in an automobile accident the previous evening. She was children's minister at First Baptist Church, Sedalia.
Adults aged 55 and older from across the state learned about living for others at a fall retreat Sept. 21-23 at Windermere Baptist Conference Center. Sponsored by The Baptist Home, the retreat focused on the theme, "Christ-like Living for Others," based on Philippians 1:27.