The Progressive National Baptist Convention has set out to raise $100,000 to establish its first national center to aid churches in helping individuals re-enter and reintegrate into communities after being released from prison.
Evangelist Billy Graham was hospitalized Aug. 11 for a suspected case of bronchitis, according to new reports over the weekend. It’s the second time in less than a year the 93-year-old Graham has been taken to Mission Hospital in Asheville, about 20 miles from his
A 12-member Baptist General Convention of Texas disaster recovery team recently spent a week in Sendai, Japan, providing follow-up care to Japanese tsunami victims. Rebuilding has been slow, they report, and pain, sadness and suffering linger among survivors.
Building relationships is key to most ministry, Churchnet (Baptist General Convention of Missouri) Executive Director Jim Hill believes. That's the concept he will rely on as the new president of the North American Baptist Fellowship.
We have grown accustomed to making voting decisions in simplistic fashion, not based upon seeking out solid information on a candidate's record or character but upon political hearsay or sophisticated manipulation of the record. We excuse the manipulators of such information, suggesting this is
Before long, youngsters toting backpacks back and forth to school will be a common sight. But for about 40 students at Peck Elementary School in Greensboro, N.C., they will carry something more vital than just notebooks and pencils.
July 29 would have been the 100th birthday of Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist minister—well known for his Cotton Patch Bible translation. A month-long celebration of his legacy kicks off Sept. 28-29 with the first-ever Clarence Jordan Symposium at Koinonia Farms, an interracial farming community
I like the Olympic games. The competition is exciting, both as athletes exult in succeeding and as others fall short of their lofty dreams. The extremes of victorious rejoicing and bitter disappointment are expected in a “safe” environment. These are, after