WILLARD, Mo. — Rev. Orville Verdayne “O.V.” Dodson, 99, of Willard, Mo., passed away Feb. 10.
Donald Rutledge, a renowned photographer whose images of mission activities are familiar to Baptists around the world, died Feb. 19 at 82. Rutledge’s work was published in magazines and books around the globe, winning more than 400 awards. He worked for the Black Star photo
The unexpected resignation of Pope Benedict XVI overshadowed every other news story on Feb. 11. The announcement that Benedict would leave office at the end of February was significant news not only for the earth’s 1.2 billion Catholics but people of all faiths –
Valentine's Day is set aside for people to show love to one another. The Bible reminds us that love is intended to be a good thing, even though many expressions of love in society miss the mark. As believers who want to be more like
When Dan Bench stepped up “temporarily,” he had no idea he would be Windermere Baptist Conference Center president and chief executive officer as a volunteer for six years. Though he “retired” from the post in mid-January, he and wife Sandra will continue their volunteer lifestyle.
During the five years she served as his caregiver, Sue Strother and her husband, Joe, understood the roles each filled. “He bore the pain. I bore the strain,” Mrs. Strother said. Her husband, pastor of North Riverside Baptist Church in Newport News, Va., was