LEXINGTON, Ky. (ABP) – A Baptist church in Kentucky has severed ties with its local association of churches, saying doctrinal uniformity has trumped cooperative missions in the Southern Baptist Convention.
Humor can help ease tension, wipe away some stress and make a person feel better, even in the middle of tragedy. Greene County Baptist Association churches found a way to open that release to Spring River Baptist Association pastors still helping Joplin residents recover from
Two churches in Mount Airy, N.C., have withdrawn from the local Surry Baptist Association in response to its dismissal last July of an affiliated church which called a woman as pastor. Piney Grove Baptist Church voted unanimously Nov. 30 to leave the 66-church association,
OWENSBORO, Ky. (ABP) – A Baptist association in Kentucky voted 242-24 on Aug. 5 in favor of a recommendation from its credentials committee to remove a church that allows a gay-rights group to meet in its building.
MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (ABP) -- Surry Baptist Association in North Carolina expelled Flat Rock Baptist Church in Mount Airy from membership July 26, two weeks after their new female pastor started at the church.