All of you old-timers like me who grew up in Baptist, Methodist, or other “evangelical” churches know the name Fanny Crosby, the blind woman who wrote more gospel songs/hymns than anyone else in history. She was born 200 years ago this month.
A group from a Kansas City United Methodist Church left on a mission trip to Guatemala, not knowing their biggest mission would be finding a way back home. Fourteen students ages 14 through 17 and five adults are stuck in Guatemala.
Bekah Stoneking isn’t the only one who thinks the world might need a little Christmas now. And several people have shared similar epiphanies (pun intended) on Twitter.
Rev. Bryan Catherman's neighbors were crying Wednesday, afraid the 5.7 magnitude earthquake that struck Salt Lake City, Utah, a few hours earlier signaled the end of the world.
As countries around the world deal with the growing coronavirus pandemic, some U.S. leaders have used rhetoric denounced by Baptists and others as racist. The rhetoric continues despite the World Health Organization recommending against names for illnesses that include a geographic or ethnic reference because
With the outbreak of COVID-19, many historic Hispanic Catholic sites are limiting access — or outright closing — to pilgrims seeking a last hope prayer. The cancellations come even as Catholics seek divine protection — in the form of healing sand, holy water or a
The last time the Spring equinox landed this early in the United States came in 1896. Just a few months later — on July 9, 1896 — the very first issue of Word&Way rolled off the printer.
On Wednesday (March 19), Trump administration officials continued to call out those who have violated government recommendations to avoid meeting in groups larger than 10 people. But they said little about the subset of faith communities that is resisting their guidance:
According to a group of 30 to 40 “Concerned Members of FBCN,” which includes several former deacons, racism had nothing to do with why pastoral candidate Marcus Hayes was rejected as pastor of First Baptist Church (FBC) Naples, a prominent SBC megachurch in Florida.
Elie Haddad, president of Arab Baptist Theological Seminary told Word&Way the school has moved coursework from on-campus to online, and they asked staff to mostly work from home.