Baptists throughout the Midwest were active in ministry, missions and business in 2012. Word&Way highlights some of last year’s top news, gleaned from stories that appeared in the news journal in 2012.
The Missouri Baptist Convention took an unprecedented move when it filed a motion for declaratory judgment against The Baptist Home, Missouri Baptist University, Windermere Baptist Conference Center, Word&Way and the Missouri Baptist Foundation in August 2002. (The convention dropped its lawsuit against Word&Way in April 2010.) This legal action timeline includes