LEXINGTON, Ky. (ABP) – A Baptist church in Kentucky has severed ties with its local association of churches, saying doctrinal uniformity has trumped cooperative missions in the Southern Baptist Convention.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) – Tennessee faith leaders called on presidential candidates to refrain from negative campaign rhetoric regarding immigration leading up to the state’s March 6 Republican primary.
ATLANTA (ABP) – A recent Baptist state newspaper editorial warned of a “presumable encroachment” of five-point Calvinism in the Southern Baptist Convention. Christian Index Editor Gerald Harris penned the editorial titled “The Calvinists are here” Feb. 9.
WASHINGTON (ABP) – The head of a Baptist religious liberty watchdog group said Feb. 8 that the Obama administration should return new healthcare regulations to the drawing board to address religious liberty concerns.
Baptists owe a debt of gratitude to Congregationalists and their missions vision 200 years ago that unknowingly triggered an overseas missions fervor among Baptists in America that, in turn prompted formation of a Baptist denomination.
COLUMBIA -- All Nations Fellowship in Columbia crosses cultural lines because its members just love Jesus, Pastor Kenny Sherin believes. The church started for second-generation Koreans now attracts worshippers from several countries.