We Americans hate to wait. I do. So do you. Hence, our love of fast food, microwave ovens, express shipping, high-speed Internet, smart-phones with speed dial, email and text messaging.
Like church business meetings? Me, too. However, spontaneous motions from the floor can liven up the dullest of these sessions. There’s something about having the floor that makes people say unpredictable things.
I have a gut feeling that many motions are the result of the
The second round of the New Baptist Covenant event was actually multiple pre-Thanksgiving events, its regional approach completely distinct from the early 2008 national gathering. But the earliest indications suggest that the movement -- as some characterize it -- is showing signs of becoming what
Thirty-six Baptists -- including blacks and whites -- gathered to express their concerns about racism in the St. Louis area and beyond during a session of a regional gathering of the New Baptist Covenant II.
What one sees on Loni Sojack's face, after they notice her smile, is the tremendous scar over her left eye. What one doesn't see until they visit with her for just 15 minutes is the healing of a very scarred heart. Now through the grace
SYDNEY (ABP) – Australian Baptist leaders have called on their government to make it easier for asylum seekers fleeing religious, ethnic or political persecution to gain protection as refugees.
SHAWNEE, Kan. (ABP) – A dozen students and three faculty members from the Myanmar Institute of Theology spent two weeks in October on the campus of Central Baptist Theological Seminary for a new doctor of ministry degree collaboration between Baptist schools in Shawnee, Kan., and
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ABP) – Media attention to this week’s groundbreaking visit to Myanmar by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will include a network news story featuring a Kentucky Baptist church that has become a spiritual home for resettled refugees in the country historically known as
LAKE ELMO, Minn. (ABP) – Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, who earlier this year withdrew her membership from a Lutheran church that received media attention for anti-Catholic teachings, now is reportedly a former Baptist.