The annual meeting of the Missouri Baptist Convention Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at Tan-Tar-A Resort on the Lake of the Ozarks didn’t set any attendance records. By the middle of the meeting, total attendance stood at less than 1,300 with only 933
OSAGE BEACH -- Messengers to the 177th Missouri Baptist Convention remained quiet about ongoing litigation between the MBC and three formerly affiliated institutions. Following the report of the Agency Restoration Group on Nov. 1, no one responded with questions or brought a
A North Carolina county is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court’s ruling that prayers offered in Jesus’ name at meetings of the county’s board of commissioners are a constitutionally impermissible endorsement of religion.
(ABP) -- Robert Jeffress made national headlines recently with his assertion that Mormonism is a "cult" and a "false religion." Peter Wehner, a political commentator whose blog I read regularly, immediately criticized what he termed "the theological and political errors of Pastor Jeffress."
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The Missouri Baptist Children's Home provides services to care for troubled children and youth and to help stabilize at-risk families. Through its Children and Family Ministries division, MBCH delivered 249,986 days of service in 2010 and saw 26 professions of faith among children and youth.