In early May 1997, my wife Jean and I were at Southern Seminary to receive an alumni award, when we noticed several signs posted on the campus, which read: "Seminary Wives Preview Night: Seminary Wives Institute (SWI) is designed to help train
One hundred sixty-seven years after forming over the right to appoint slaveholders as missionaries and 17 years after apologizing for the denomination's racist past, the Southern Baptist Convention elected New Orleans pastor Fred Luter its first African-American president.
The 2012 national meetings of two Baptist groups offer access via web streaming. The Southern Baptist Convention, meeting June 19-20 in New Orleans can be viewed here. The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's General Assembly meets June 20-23 in Ft. Worth and can be viewed <a
Prominent Baptists are among about 140 evangelical Christians who endorsed a statement of principles for immigration reform, which includes the call for a path to citizenship or legal status for qualified undocumented immigrants.
ST. LOUIS - On Saturday morning, volunteers assemble to sort through groceries that will be distributed to Bosnians. Volunteers listen as the ministry's coordinators interact in the Bosnian language, sharing the gospel as bodies are fed.