WASHINGTON (ABP) -- A former director of missions in Alabama is being nominated as executive director of the District of Columbia Baptist Convention.
ATLANTA (ABP) -- Baptist groups prepared March 11 to meet human needs caused by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake that spawned tsunami waves as high as 23 feet in Japan and prompted tsunami warnings in Hawaii and watches as far away as the West Coast of
National WMU in Birmingham, Ala., hosted more than 50 missions leaders from 13 states for an Ethnic Leadership Summit. Texas Baptists had the largest representation with 10 ethnic leaders participating.
Relationship is the heart of mission involvement, and the form that relationship takes determines whether believers minister “with” or “to” others, missiologists insist. Today, they add, relationship translates as partnership, collaboration and reciprocity.
Despite deep divisions in U.S. society, Christians can lead the way toward bipartisan solutions to the pain of poverty, according to David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World.
Celebrity-driven campaigns like Save Darfur and Invisible Children are popular, but in some cases, they do more harm than good, according to a Baptist scholar who specializes in African politics, conflict and international affairs.
ATLANTA (ABP) -- Leaders of four national Baptist organizations signed a statement released March 10 critical of the hearings by the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Homeland Security on the subject of radicalization within the American Muslim community.
Evelyn Stagg died Feb. 28 at the age of 96. I never met Ms. Stagg personally. Nor do I recall ever hearing her speak. To most people, she was better known as the wife of Frank Stagg, distinguished New Testament professor at
Childhood Alzheimer's -- a genetic disorder so rare that Brisan and Parker Stults were the first cases ever diagnosed by Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, to the knowledge of the boys' parents. Only about 75 people are living with it in the country
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- A Baptist advocate for religious liberty and the separation of church and state said March 8 that House committee hearings scheduled later this week on radical Islam should be broadened to other faiths.