Robert “Bob” Webb has announced plans to retire from the pastorate of Memorial Baptist Church, Columbia, on Aug. 30. He has served the congregation for nearly 16 years, beginning in November
Phil Jester has gone to meet his Lord and Heaven is all the richer. From a human standpoint, his untimely departure left family and friends with many tears and aching hearts.
North American Mission Board trustees on Aug. 12 named Richard Harris, the organization's senior strategist for missions advancement, as acting interim president.
Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, high school seniors planned their last youth group mission trip based on need. Each year, associate pastor Kathy Pickett meets with the seniors to discern where to go on the summer mission trip.
HANNIBAL — Approximately 200 middle school and high school students from across seven states (Oklahoma, Illinois, Texas, South Carolina, Missouri, Wisconsin and Tennessee) traveled to Hannibal
More than one story in this issue underscores the reality that the world can be a dangerous place for people of faith and for people in general. One of those threats is predators, and the religious community has discovered even its churches and members
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Geoff Hammond, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s North American Mission Board, has resigned, along with three of his
Terry York is willing to bet that if he goes into a Baptist church, sits down and listens, he can tell — long before the
"If you know what hymns a congregation is most addicted to, you will be able to infer what, in Christianity, means most to that church."
One in eight background checks conducted on volunteers or prospective employees through LifeWay Christian Resources found a criminal history that might have kept an individual from working or volunteering at a church, the Southern Baptist Convention publishing house reported Aug. 4.