MOSCOW (ABP) -- An Oct. 15 meeting between high-level representatives of Russia’s Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox communities resulted in the scheduling of a historic multi-confessional Christian rally for early next year, according to a Russian Baptist press release.
SHREVEPORT, La. (ABP) -- An Internet-fueled show of support for a 12-year-old girl killed this summer in a church-bus accident is reaching as far away as Africa, bringing clean water to impoverished children in Malawi.
Messengers will gather at First Baptist Church of Raytown on Oct. 26-28 and they'll have a full agenda. Some of it will be celebratory and -- if conversations around the state are any indication -- parts may certainly be contentious. As such, it might be
Kristine Lea White, 41, of rural Otterville, died Oct. 3 at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia from injuries sustained in an automobile accident the previous evening. She was children's minister at First Baptist Church, Sedalia.
Adults aged 55 and older from across the state learned about living for others at a fall retreat Sept. 21-23 at Windermere Baptist Conference Center. Sponsored by The Baptist Home, the retreat focused on the theme, "Christ-like Living for Others," based on Philippians 1:27.
Arrows flew and spirits soared as more than 1,000 people enjoyed Webster Baptist Association's 2009 Outdoor Sportsman event at Camp Arrowhead. The event drew families from all over southeast and south central parts of the state.
Messengers will install a new executive diretor and will celebrate missions when the 175th Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting convenes Oct. 26-28 at First Baptist Church, Raytown. Installation of David Tolliver as MBC executive director will highlight Monday evening's program.
In the face of tightened economic conditions, the Missouri Baptist Convention will seek convention messengers' permission to direct Cooperative Program gifts to fund ongoing legal action against five formerly affiliated institutions.