TEMPLE, Texas (ABP) -- Investigators said Jan. 29 that a fire that gutted the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Temple, Texas, on Jan. 19 was set deliberately. The case is now being treated as a criminal investigation.
TOCCOA, Ga. (ABP) -- The widow of a Baptist pastor killed last September in a botched drug arrest has sent notice that she intends to sue the city of Toccoa, Ga., and/or a three-county narcotics-enforcement unit involved in his shooting.
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (ABP) -- Although aid organizations are discouraging volunteers without disaster or medical expertise from descending on Haiti right now, American Baptist Churches USA says there is still an acute need for medical professionals in the earthquake-devastated country.
The death and carnage wreaked in Haiti by a massive earthquake has struck a compassionate chord worldwide. No one knows how many have perished nor how many more will. Initial estimates suggested more than 100,000 people have died. This 7.0 earthquake did not strike a
Last year, 239 children professed faith in Christ. Not in a revival or a church program. In fact, many of these new believers had rarely been inside a church building. The kids came to know Christ through something they love — sports.
Ten Chillicothe teens collected $1,000 for world hunger and participated in a 24-hour fast to catch a glimpse of the plight of the world's poor. Their youth director believes young people will step up to "do big things" and meet needs when they are challenged
Baptist entities are mobilizing to assist Haiti after an earthquake, estimated at a magnitude of 7.0, rocked the island nation on Jan. 12. Those entities provide several giving options for Baptists in Missouri who want to help.