The Sports Crusaders board unanimously elected Tricia Alberts as executive director during its meeting on Oct. 15 in Jefferson City. She previously had served as director of operations and camp coordinator.
On the same day that directors and other friends of Associated Baptist Press commemorated the news service's 20th anniversary, a Baptist editor resigned his post amid threats to defund the newspaper he has served for three years.
GREENWOOD, S.C. (ABP) -- A Southern Baptist pastor in South Carolina urged his congregation not to rush to judgment following the Oct. 26 arrest of its associate pastor/minister of music on charges of committing a lewd act upon a 13-year-old girl.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (ABP) -- A state appellate court in California has dismissed a lawsuit filed by plaintiffs including a former Southern Baptist Convention officer claiming that Barack Obama is not a natural-born citizen of the United States and therefore is not eligible to occupy the
OSLO, Norway (ABP) -- A judge in Uzbekistan refused Oct. 14 to overturn fines against five Baptists convicted of illegal worship, an international news service that specializes in religious freedom coverage reported Oct. 26.
HAUT LIMBE, Haiti (ABP) -- A medical missionary couple in Haiti jointly appointed by American Baptists and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship says it has not yet treated any cholera cases but is focusing on community education and prevention to halt spread of the earthquake-devastated island's
FORT WORTH, Texas (ABP) -- Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary celebrated a milestone of 100 years at its current location with a chapel service Oct. 19 focusing on its founder, B.H. Carroll, and his successor L. R. Scarborough, who led the seminary from 1915 to 1942.