LifeWay Research in 2010 showed that 47 percent of households celebrate the holidays by attending special Christmas Eve or Christmas Day services. An earlier study showed that 47 percent of visitors indicated they were most open to matters of faith during
Her name was Sandy, but she was no lady. She has been called a superstorm, and she lived up to that billing.
Baptists seem to be at their best during such times as these. Many disaster relief volunteers will come from
Fred Stroman, longtime bivocational minister from Lees Summit, Mo., recently received his high school diploma in a ceremony at South Houston High School in Pasadena -- an unfinished accomplishment from 1965.
The 2012 Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting is being held Oct. 29-31, 2012 at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis. A PDF version of the annual meeting program can be found here. The meeting is available online with a live
American Baptist Churches Central Region Executive Minister John Williams challenged delegates and guests to the region's annual gathering to rely on the hope found in the Lord, rather than optimism, as the power to face the future.
As values voters both left and right weigh in on special interests from immigration reform to same-sex marriage in an election season, a lesser-known religious coalition is speaking up for Americans with disabilities.