PENSACOLA, Fla. (ABP) – James Pleitz, a well-known pastor in Florida and Texas active in denominational leadership, died Sunday, May 15. He had been in care of the Joyce Goldenberg Hospice Inpatient Residence in Pensacola, Fla., since May 2.
(ABP) -- A billboard on the way to my office proclaims "Judgment Day May 21" and states that "The Bible Guarantees It." The group behind this prediction has purchased 1,200 billboards in the United States and 2,000 in foreign countries announcing their claim. They have
RALEIGH, N.C. (ABP) – Ed Vick, a prominent Baptist layman and supporter of moderate causes including Associated Baptist Press, died May 13, seven weeks after being diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer.
BATON ROUGE, La. (ABP) – Southern Baptist leaders in Louisiana are opposing efforts to add more specific language to the state’s ban against bullying in public schools.
RICHMOND, Va. -- Norman Jameson, former editor of a North Carolina Baptist newspaper, has joined the staff of the Religious Herald as a contributing writer.
LIBERTY, Mo. (ABP) -- Big Muddy/Clean Water, a campaign to raise money for clean water in Ethiopia connected to the Missouri River 340 race, recently received a $5,000 grant by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Missouri. The grant will be used to promote the effort
While Americans have debated whether Osama bin Laden’s body belongs at the bottom of the Arabian Sea, most agree on the final destination of his soul—in hell.
LONDON (ABP) – An annual assembly of British Baptists called on the government to crack down on strategies used by multinational corporations to avoid paying taxes in the Third World.
WASHINGTON (ABP) – A Baptist church-state watchdog group urged the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a lower-court’s decision barring a North Carolina county commission from opening its meetings with prayers in Jesus’ name.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ABP) – At its recent convocation in Louisville, Ky., the Alliance of Baptists not only adopted a statement on economic justice but implemented the commitment by equalizing salaries for members of the organization’s leadership team.