Is it possible to hold fast to historic Baptist principles while also achieving spiritual relevance in today's world? For the past ten years, the answer to that question has been 'yes,' according to leaders at Churchnet: A Baptist Network Serving Churches.
Church historian Bill Leonard received the J.M. Dawson Religious Liberty Award at a luncheon sponsored by the Religious Liberty Council of the Baptist Joint Committee. He urged Baptists to consider several "issues plaguing my conscience that I hope will distress ours."
In the United States pencils are not a big deal. But according to Jennifer Chappell, an inexpensive pencil can provide a child living in extreme poverty in Nicaragua an opportunity to receive an education.
Raised in a family of alcoholic men. Tortured and raped as a teenager by a stranger. Boyfriends who cheated. A pastor who made a pass at her. Stalked by an unknown man. And finally, an abusive relationship that left her alone with a small