Kenyan churches are tightening security after a lone attacker exploded a grenade inside an evangelical church in Nairobi on Sunday April 29, killing one person and injuring 15. Meanwhile, a string of bombings in Nigeria during Sunday morning worship services killed at
Is letter writing a lost art? Maybe, but there are still wide-open spaces waiting for lots of words: journal entries, long blog entries and Stephen King novels. And despite all the space available on thumb drives, hard drives and multitudes of websites, there are
The Missouri Baptist Convention Executive Board set a budget goal, released its reorganization plan and discussed its headquarters building at its April 10 session. The budget includes a move to a 50-50 percent split with the Southern Baptist Convention, and the new organizational plan includes
JACKSON -- Using scenes from his life and Luke 5:1-11, Vince Blubaugh reminded attendees at M-Counter, the Missouri Baptist Convention's combined meeting of Woman's Missionary Union and women's ministry, that "life is not about you" but about God's plan and how each believer fits into
Contemporary Christians have little difficulty relating to the two Christ-followers who unknowingly encountered the risen Christ on the hike from Jerusalem to Emmaus. But often we downplay our own or others' Emmaus Road experiences. Instead, we might do well to seek them. Otherwise, our heart's
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Missouri General Assembly attendees were encouraged to embrace unity and diversity, conducted business and served the Cape Girardeau community during their meeting in Cape, April 27-28.
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."