An ancient biblical practice has been adopted by some Baptists in Southwest Virginia in response to increasing hunger needs in America’s uncertain economy. By hand-gathering crops left in fields and orchards after harvest, they are salvaging fresh produce that otherwise would go to waste
Bobby had a hard time waiting. The Oreo in front of him looked and smelled so good. And he wanted to eat it. But the cookie man had said, "Bobby,
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ABP) – A somber Advent tradition was mingled with hope as Highland Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky., placed 46 crosses on its lawn Dec. 4 – one for each of the city’s homicide victims so far this year. Pastor Joe Phelps said he
LILYDALE, Australia (ABP) – An Australian Baptist pastor and his congregation have parted company over the issue of gay marriage.
OSLO (ABP) – The leader of a Baptist church in Uzbekistan was fined 80 times the minimum monthly wage Nov. 21 for holding what authorities considered an illegal religious meeting outside of a registered house of worship.
I entered seminary convinced of my call of God to be a pastor (after all, I made an "A" in my speech class and had the lead in my high school
The headline in the Baptist & Reflector caught my attention: “Dentist to Nigeria retires.” As I read the article, I learned that a dental hygienist was needed to work
In our hurry-up society in which we fidget while waiting on an elevator, conduct site surveillance like a military forward observer while looking for the shortest grocery story check-out line, dodge
MINNEAPOLIS (ABP) – A group of evangelical scholars has released a statement labeling an increasingly popular teaching about gender roles a revival of an ancient heresy concerning the nature of God.
For good or bad, the end of a matter brings completion. Beginnings always have anticipation, but also anxiety. There is uncertainty at the beginning, but at the end, there is