Debates about gun violence stir strong emotions, and Christians hold varied views on what it means to “seek peace and pursue it,” as the psalmist wrote.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Bobby Shows has always lived full-throttle — from growing up in rural Mississippi, to playing high-profile college basketball, to using his sports skills and
In 2007, Nate Ritter used Twitter to give updates on San Diego fires to others. His posts began “San Diego Fires” but he was concerned people would have difficulty searching for that general term.
The solution revolutionized communication.
Within a three-week period in June, three prominent Baptist groups in the United States held their national meetings. All three trace their forebears to the Triennial Convention of Baptists — formally the General Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is making live and archived streaming of its 23rd annual General Assemble available online here. The 2013 General Assembly is being held
A few evenings ago, I found myself sitting in the Overland Park (Kan.) Conference Center next to Joel Sturtevant, an old friend from my college days, as Joel’s son Matthew brought a message during the closing session of American Baptist Churches USA’s biennial meeting,
When Southwest Baptist University President C. Pat Taylor handed a diploma to Minda Cox at spring graduation, every student, faculty and staffer’s hand invisibly reached to grasp it
Do Baptist annual meetings matter if denominations themselves are dying? Some leaders believe denominationalism isn’t dying, but rather is undergoing metamorphosis. Those willing and flexible enough to change still will need the community and networking annual meetings offer.
This year’s biennial American Baptist gathering, June 21-23 in Overland Park, Kan., takes the form of a Mission Summit, celebrating three events significant in the denomination’s
Attendees' handling of potentially explosive topics at the Southern Baptist Convention June 11-12 are kinder, gentler steps upon which to build.