ST. LOUIS - "A generation has forgotten" how unions improved conditions for workers in this country, Rudy Pulido believes. But he has not forgotten. And the memory of the union impact on his life recently led him to the collective bargaining table.
The weather is pleasant at midday on Feb. 29 in Jefferson City. I’m looking above my computer monitor out my office window. The sun is shining and the temperatures have crept up past 60 degrees. But I can hear the wind whipping past our
As summer approaches, many congregations are planning, or have already planned, to share God's love with others -- in their own neighborhoods, in a different
"For better or for worse." When Brad and Connie Ricklefs exchanged those vows in 2007, they had no idea "worse" would come far too soon. Today they continue to celebrate Connie's recovery from a near-fatal, rare heart attack.
Phil Roberts, the fourth president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, on Feb. 10 unceremoniously resigned the post he had held for 11 years. In retrospect, rank-and-file Southern Baptists ought to be asking what took the seminary trustees so long to deal with
As football fans donned jerseys in support of the New England Patriots and the New York Giants on Sunday, Feb. 5, thousands across the Mid-Atlantic marked the day of the NFL’s championship game by providing food and donations to support local charities that feed the
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (ABP) – A Baptist church in Florida is barring children from attendance where a registered sex offender has been preaching since the end of January.
WASHINGTON (ABP) – The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty joined Jewish and interfaith leaders in drafting a statement Feb. 21 calling on candidates to refrain from using religion as a political wedge.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (ABP) – A Baptist church-state scholar says religious liberty concerns about new coverage mandates come with the territory in America’s employer-based health insurance system.
Baptist General Convention of Texas congregational strategists now serve as "point men" to aid Texas Baptist Men when the missions organization responds in the wake of disasters.