In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Baptist World Alliance announced Friday (March 27) it would postpone the 22nd Baptist World Congress for one year. The Congress, a quinquennial event scheduled this time to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in July 2020,
The Rev. Nick Bruckner stood atop a mound of snow as he preached about taking time to reflect during the Lenten season and urged the faithful to not “drift through life.”
The nation’s top doctor urged faith leaders to follow federal guidelines and partner with local health officials as they learn new ways to lead congregants coping with the coronavirus pandemic in a two-day summit releasing videos on topics ranging from advocacy for the vulnerable to crisis communications.
Studies have shown that people are willing to self-administer electric shocks when bored. Here are some solutions we can find at home that provide lasting meaning and challenge to prevent boredom and keep it away.
As governors and mayors across the United States seek to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, a church-state issue quickly emerged as some governmental officials included houses of worship in their bans of mass gatherings. Even while some officials created religious exemptions, Baptists who
One of the challenges we face in understanding God’s sovereignty is that God may allow certain things to happen that we do not understand, and we must reckon with how these things can become challenges to our faith and understanding of God’s power.
By the time you read this, an area in Newton County, Arkansas, once known as Dogpatch USA, will have been auctioned off to the highest bidder. After years of weather damage and decay, the former amusement park will be sold off for what it is
This coming weekend may represent the fewest people engaging in corporate worship in the last two millennia.
Forced by the new coronavirus, Iran took the tiniest of steps to placate global advocacy for religious freedom. Seven Christians were set free, some on bail, as part of a temporary release of about 85,000 prisoners.
Speaking from self-quarantine because of recent travel, Baptist World Alliance President Paul Msiza expressed concerns about the potential impact of coronavirus on his home country of South Africa as well as Baptist communities across the globe. The BWA also announced today (March 25) an international