CYPRESS, Texas (ABP) – A Texas youth minister already charged with statutory rape of a 16-year-old was arrested Dec. 14 for allegedly sending inappropriate text messages and videos to a 14-year-old girl he met while serving at a Southern Baptist mega-church.
CLINTON, Miss. (ABP) – A support group for victims of sexual abuse by clergy is calling on a state pharmacy board to revoke a license recently issued to a former music minister awaiting trial on eight charges of felony gratification of lust.
Thai Country Trim employs dozens of rural Thai women who work from their home to make Christmas ornaments, enabling them to make an income as they care for their children.
I remember the specially made Advent wreaths of my childhood. To give us more Scripture and tradition, Mom had us take turns reading every week. We also did this at church, a
The Advent season is the time of year to look forward to celebrating Jesus’ birth. It is also a time we think about peace and reflect back over the past.
Advent is a season of anticipation. The people of God had long anticipated the coming of the Messiah. When he came in the form of a baby in Bethlehem and
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (ABP) – A group dedicated to separation of church and state in the armed forces charged that Southern Baptists are against religious equality after an article compared its work at the U.S. Air Force Academy to “a mission to rid the institution of
Danielle Flintroy described her life as "a complete mess" before arriving at Christian Women's Job Corps. She is this year's recipient of the Sybil Bentley Dove Award, which is given annually to a current or former CWJC participant who advances herself through life
The sanctuary of Grundy Baptist Church in southwest Virginia was destroyed Dec. 15 by a fire which also seriously damaged the church’s education building and parsonage. The structure, built by the 108-year-old church in the 1950s, is a total loss, fire officials said.
WALDRON, Ark. (ABP) – A traveling Southern Baptist evangelist and former camp pastor for LifeWay Christian Resources faces new charges of video voyeurism in a third mid-South community.