The lawsuits filed by the Missouri Baptist Convention against the five institutions that began selecting their own trustees in 2000 and 2001 have gone on for about seven years now. Only
This issue of Word&Way is different than any we have ever produced in our 113 years of history. Every page is in full color. Color throughout the newspaper is our new norm, beginning with this issue.
The way congregations discover and train their ministers is in transition, and local churches are driving that change.
O.K., Richmond churches, listen up. The city wants some money. Finance committees, brace yourselves for an added expense. Along with families, churches and businesses, cities also are feeling the financial crunch. Perhaps that’s why the city of Richmond has followed the example of Hampton
SHREVEPORT, La. —A Baptist church’s youth minister is recovering at home from injuries he received July 12 when the bus carrying his youth group to a Georgia camp rolled over on a Mississippi interstate highway, injuring 23 passengers — one fatally. Meanwhile, another passenger
Here are 10 skills seminaries and churches need to emphasize in the training of ministers.
“Fess up. Did you put an ‘energy drink’ in the communion cups again?”
Books reviewed in this issue include Pray Big for Your Child:The Power of Praying God’s Promises for Your Child’s Life by Will Davis Jr. and Baptist Theology: A Four-Century Study by James Leo Garrett Jr.
My wife, Susan, son, Mark, daughter-in-law, Christy, and grandsons Chase, 6, and Caleb, 3, made our way toward the Illinois capitol on July 4, hoping rain would not cause postponement of the traditional Independence Day fireworks.
Reggie Carter doesn’t look like a typical pastor. He sits behind his desk, wearing a black T-shirt and jeans. His Bluetooth cell phone headset rests on his ear, allowing him to quickly respond to calls about the church’s lawn care service.