Messengers to the Missouri Baptist Convention approved five resolutions without comment or debate during their closing session Oct. 29 at Tan-Tar-A Resort, including one on same-sex marriage and another on human sex trafficking.
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.
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.
At 80-plus years old, Dorothy McCrossen of Overland Park, Kan., believes visiting missionaries and sharing their stories is her calling for as long as she is able. McCrossen has made four Mission Encounter trips with American Baptist women from across the United States -- the
About a dozen young Christian men and women have made the rough-and-tumble Barberry Village complex in Gresham, Ore., their home. Their goal: create a sense of community in a chaotic neighborhood overrun with drugs, prostitution and gangs.