"We don't want to just be recognized for this incident in our history," Wedgwood associate pastor Jeff Laster said. "We want to be recognized for the other good things we've done
WACO — Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary returned to its birthplace for the school’s 25th annual convocation, as speakers reflected on the seminary’s past and considered its future.
NEW YORK (RNS) — On a narrow street in Harlem sits the oldest black church in New York state, one of many black congregations that developed in the decades before slavery ended nationwide and that worked for its abolition.
JAMESTOWN, Va. (RNS) — Wearing a yellow headwrap, gray skirt and soiled apron, a woman who says she is “called by the name of Angela” stood by the James River and told her story, one of faith and courage, darkness and hope.
Founded in 1819, two years before Missouri became a state, the Little Bonne Femme Baptist Church grounds in Columbia, Mo., connect the 21st century with some of the proudest and darkest periods in the nation’s history.
A candlelight prayer vigil commemorating the five-year anniversary of Lynn Messer's disappearance and death was held on Monday evening. Messer, the wife of Kerry Messer, former Missouri Baptist Convention lobbyist, was reported missing from her home on the morning of July 8, 2014.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- Declaring that "the story of my life cannot be told without Acteens," Woman's Missionary Union Executive Director Sandy Wisdom-Martin welcomed current and former Acteens and leaders from across the nation to an Acteens for Life dinner June 7.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- When the 18th Amendment was ratified 100 years ago and prohibition became law of the land on Jan. 16, 1919 , the Southern Baptist Convention called it "the greatest victory for moral reform in America since the Declaration of Independence."
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Sometimes, the most profound truths about humanity — and God — are revealed when we take a small step back. Or rocket ourselves about 238,000 miles into space. Astronaut James Lovell had that epiphany 50 years ago as he became one of