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ARLINGTON, Texas (ABP) – An influential black pastor says the Southern Baptist Convention should repudiate remarks about race by the head of its ethics commission, and if Richard Land does not repent he should be fired.
WASHINGTON (ABP) – Organizations including the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty urged a Senate panel probing racial profiling in America to include profiling of religious minorities in their study.
To share hope, believers must have hope. "You can't share what you don't have," John Upton reminded attendees at the Churchnet annual gathering April 13-14. Using Mark 6:34-44, the story of Jesus' feeding 5,000 men, the president of the Baptist World Alliance told attendees they
The church must bring hope because everybody matters to God, Doyle Sager told attendees at Churchnet's Annual Gathering April 13-14 at Fee Fee Baptist Church in Bridgeton. He encouraged listeners that their work in the church is important because everybody is someone in God's eyes
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) – Three days after defending comments accusing black leaders of politicizing the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, the head of Southern Baptists’ Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission apologized to anyone who was offended by his remarks April 16.
Churchnet -- also known as the Baptist General Convention of Missouri -- celebrated its 10th anniversary by focusing on the needs and opportunities of the present and the future. But it has much in its young history for which to be grateful.
"We're trying to create a place where genuine collaboration can happen," Churchnet Executive Director Jim Hill emphasized at the organization's 10th anniversary celebration and Annual Gathering at Fee Fee Baptist Church in Bridgeton April 13-14.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) – Southern Baptist leader Richard Land is blaming media bias for controversy over his recent remarks accusing black leaders and President Obama of using Trayvon Martin’s death to stimulate African-American voter turnout in the upcoming presidential election.
AUSTIN, Texas (ABP) – The Alliance of Baptists adopted a statement of support April 14 for the family of Trayvon Martin and others who have experienced similar losses.