February is Black History Month as designated by every American President since 1976. The need is obvious, but I long for the day when we really don’t
An ecumenical group of Mid-Missouri clergy found inspiration in the birth story of Jesus as they gathered at the state capitol in December to speak out for
Former Missouri Woman’s Missionary Union President Barbara Bray died Jan. 15 at John Knox Village Care Center in Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Paul Gibson on Jan. 1 became the new executive minister of Great Rivers Region of American Baptist Churches, headquartered in Springfield, Ill.
Not very many weeks ago, many of us sang the words of Charles Wesley’s familiar Christmas carol, “Veiled in flesh, the Godhead see, Hail
Susan Gillies never envisioned that God’s call to ministry would mean becoming the first woman to lead American Baptists, even temporarily. She also may be the first
William Carl Hunker was born in Lakeview, Ore., on April 24, 1916, to Harry C. Hunker and Louise A. Bosworth. He served as a missionary, church
In this lesson series, distinct means “living above the norm.” When Jesus teaches about sexual purity in his lifetime, he was challenging his listeners to live above two lifestyles.
When I was a kid the only time I heard the word “fast” was from Catholic friends sometime around Easter. They talked about giving up chocolate or movies until after Easter. Made no sense to me! But Isaiah’s words are faith underlined, in capital letters,