Word&Way is expanding its scope both geographically and among the wider Baptist family in an effort to increase our effectiveness to the Baptists we serve, just as others have done in the news journal's 116 years of service.
The USS Merrimack, commissioned in 1856, was burned to the waterline when the Union forces abandoned the Norfolk (Va.) Naval Yards in April 1861. The Confederacy raised the ship a few weeks later and rebuilt her with iron plate armor and commissioned her as the
Paramount Baptist Church in Amarillo has become a missions launching pad. The church licensed 20 students to the ministry in the last six years. At least a half-dozen more young men who attended the church through high school have been licensed by other churches,
A Baptist college in Louisiana is suing the federal government over a requirement that religious schools and hospitals cover contraceptives in insurance for their employees, including birth control pills that induce abortion.
While the U.S. Constitution specifically mandates no religious litmus test should be used to determine who holds office, Christians still grapple with how—and if—their faith should inform their choice in candidates. And they often use the Bible to back their decisions.