KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Graduates, families and friends gathered for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's 65th commencement exercises May 3, comprising the seminary's largest graduating class.
At least 56 organizations and 103 individuals faced prosecution in 2018 under "anti-missionary" restrictions first imposed in 2016, according to Forum 18. Prosecutions have continued in 2019, including two Baptists punished for offering religious literature at a bus stop.
(RNS) — Jean Vanier’s ministry to people with developmental disabilities began with a simple gesture: He invited three men who had spent the majority of their lives in a large institution to come and live with him.
CHICAGO (RNS) — The administration of Moody Bible Institute informed staff of The Moody Standard that, after 84 years, it it will close the newspaper, pointing to changing budget priorities.
KAMPALA, Uganda (RNS) — Recently, dozens of South Sudanese refugees gathered inside a tent at Imvepi Refugee Camp to thank God for enabling them to found a new church — one made partly possible by a new app that links preachers to Bible
Chaos! Boxes everywhere. We wind our way through stacks of boxes to every destination in the house. We are moving. Land-wise the move is not distant, only about 100 miles. Work-wise however, the distance might as well be across the ocean.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- A significant rise in the number of adults looking to the Bible for answers this year gives the church a prime opportunity to draw more people to biblical truth, the American Bible Society (ABS) told Baptist Press.
Regardless of their own faith background, fire chaplains typically work with people of all faiths and beliefs, outside of traditional congregations or parishes. They provide care to firefighters, family members and members of the public in a range of crucial ways.
(RNS) — Rachel Held Evans, a popular progressive Christian writer and speaker, died Saturday morning (May 4) at age 37 after a brief illness.
With tornado season looming and increased volunteer needs anticipated nationwide, SBDR leaders are asking Southern Baptists to consider opportunities to aid flood relief efforts in Nebraska and Iowa.