RALEIGH, N.C. (ABP) – Directors and friends of Associated Baptist Press gathered April 30 at First Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., to honor what one speaker called “the legacy of a generous man.”
The historically black St. Paul Missionary Baptist in Louisville, Ky., and the predominately white Shively Heights Baptist merged to create a blended congregation in August 2009. It's worked amazingly well, but it's hard work, participants say..
After more than five decades of ministry, George Harrison, pastor emeritus of First Baptist Church-NBC in Waco and a veteran church musician, understands what African-American Christians have gained and lost in the last half-century.
Periodically, racial tensions bubble up, illustrating just how far-removed modern America is from "beloved community."
ALBUQUERQUE (ABP) -- Around 30 people from New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma gathered April 12 at Baptist Convention of New Mexico’s building to offer suggestions for the future of Glorieta Conference Center.
What do you do when God opens an opportunity that will mean instant trouble but that also realizes a lifelong calling? And what if the Lord revealed that opportunity in a way that made it clear he had engineered it?
Melody Pryor's answer was a
DIDCOT, England (ABP) – A new Baptist Times website launched April 23, three months after an award-winning newspaper with the same name ceased publication after 156 years.
Southern Baptist leaders will investigate whether their top ethicist and public policy director plagiarized racially charged remarks about the Trayvon Martin case that many say set back the denomination's efforts on racial reconciliation.
DECATUR, Ga. (ABP) – A gay Christian told Baptists April 20 that whatever their views about homosexuality, churches can learn something from committed same-sex covenant relationships.
OCALA, Fla. (ABP) – The state legislator and Southern Baptist layman who championed the Stand Your Ground law made infamous in the Trayvon Martin case was relieved when the killer was charged with second degree murder.