I've always found those innocuous little interviews that ask people to disclose with whom they would most like to share a meal or perhaps spend a day mildly interesting at best. Most respondents dream of meeting a glamorous actor, a top-of-the-charts recording star, a
HANNIBAL -- How does a supply preacher help a congregation deal with the tragic loss of a longtime pastor? Tom and Rhonda Hufty learned “you just love on ‘em.” And
NEW YORK (ABP) -- Observers of religion in public life have been scratching their heads about inclusion of a Baptist scholar known for advocating the separation of church and state in a recent Newsweek magazine article titled "Faces of the Christian Right."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) -- The vast majority of Americans celebrate Christmas and most consider it a religious holiday, but for many Jesus isn't the only -- or even the main -- reason for the season, according to a new report by LifeWay Research.
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (ABP) -- A delegation of 12 American Baptist leaders recently returned from a 13-day study tour in the Middle East.
While more than nine out of 10 Americans say they plan to celebrate Christmas this year, they are divided on whether businesses should use messages like "Season's Greetings" rather than "Merry Christmas," according to a new poll.
LONDON (ABP) -- Residents of Gaza see no hope for a brighter future -- and that's one of the most distressing aspects of the situation in the Middle East, according to an international Christian aid-and-development group’s advocacy officer for the region.
(ABP) -- Serene manger scenes and Magi represent the extent of most American Christians’ understanding of Bethlehem. But EGM Films’ powerful new documentary, Little
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) -- A Baptist layman with an engineering background might not seem a logical choice to lead a spiritual-formation ministry run by United Methodists. Not surprisingly, the path that led Johnny Sears to Upper Room Ministries in Nashville, Tenn., took some unexpected turns.
TYLER, Texas (ABP) -- Two men accused in a string of East Texas arsons fires early in 2010 pleaded guilty Dec. 15 to burning five churches in a Smith County court.