RICHMOND, Va. (ABP) -- Scarce funding for public education may offer churches an opportunity to work more closely with public schools in their neighborhoods.
Staples has a terribly funny ad this time of year showing a happy father picking up school supplies accompanied by “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” and two sad children. (I think it’s funny; my sixth grader, who changes the channel, thinks it’s terrible.)
Youth at Kirkwood Baptist Church, St. Louis, held fundraising events to boost their mission trip budget fund. Then they headed to the group’s destination: their own city.
Brian Ford enjoys seeing hope emerge. Hope is one of the reasons he led Little Bonne Femme Baptist Church, Columbia, to return to Helena, Ark.
Just how does a person invest in making the world a better place? It sounds like a daunting task. Our world is one with pressures and obstacles at every turn. Incremental improvement sounds so very inadequate.
At a time when some Christians have written off public education, others are discovering multiple ways to support public schools and be a blessing to students, parents, teachers and administrators.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP)--Forty-two member institutions of the International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities have been listed in the 2009 rankings of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report and Forbes.com.
Robert “Bob” Webb has announced plans to retire from the pastorate of Memorial Baptist Church, Columbia, on Aug. 30. He has served the congregation for nearly 16 years, beginning in November
Phil Jester has gone to meet his Lord and Heaven is all the richer. From a human standpoint, his untimely departure left family and friends with many tears and aching hearts.
North American Mission Board trustees on Aug. 12 named Richard Harris, the organization's senior strategist for missions advancement, as acting interim president.