ALABASTER, Ala. (ABP) – Residents of a Birmingham suburb expressed shock at sexual abuse charges filed against a popular school teacher who faced similar allegations, but avoided arrest, 20 years ago while he was youth minister at a Baptist church.
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (ABP) -- W. Francis McBeth, an internationally acclaimed composer and conductor and longtime professor of music at Ouachita Baptist University, died Friday, Jan. 6, at age 78.
Sunday School, a staple of Protestant church life in the United States in the 20th century, is in decline, prompting some scholars to question whether the institution has a future.
Internet-based Bible studies at First Baptist Church in Richmond, Va., are geared toward people who are interested in exploring spiritual matters but "will not or cannot come into this or any other church building."
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (ABP) – A former Baptist pastor just out of prison after serving three years for sexual abuse of children says he hasn’t ruled out the possibility of starting a new church.
A controversial new documentary movie Divided contends age-graded Sunday School and youth ministry are doing more harm than good.
Sunday School plays such an important role in Baptist life a typical churchgoer might be tempted to think it always has been around. In fact, it is a relatively modern and evolving invention.
Peacemaking means waging spiritual warfare against evil, David Balyeat believes. So, if Christians want to stop violence along the Texas/Mexico border, peacemaking prayer warriors need to report for duty on the battlefield, he insists.
For his album, The Story of Your Life, singer/songwriter Matthew West took an unusual approach to find inspiration. He posted a note on his website asking people to share their life stories and said a select few would be turned into songs.
Israel has inaugurated a Gospel Trail for Christian pilgrims-- 39 miles of integrated paths leading from Mount Precipice on the southern outskirts of Nazareth to the site of ancient Capernaum on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.