Thanksgiving is a season of irony this year. Even as stores have been selling all the foodstuffs we consider "necessary" for the holiday, Congress has approved cutbacks in food assistance programs and is considering others. Call senators and representatives to urge them to make compassionate
The Baptist World Alliance, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and American Baptist Churches USA are just a few of the organizations urging members to pray and give generously to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
While messengers did little business during the Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting, they did approve increasing the amount of Cooperative Program gifts to be given to the Southern Baptist Convention.
Legal wrangling between the Missouri Baptist Convention and four formerly affiliated agencies will continue. But in a report to messengers to the convention’s annual meeting, officials said they believe that “at