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.
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
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.