(ABP) -- Spring commencement exercises at most schools around the United States are now complete, and new graduates and their well-wishers heard words of wisdom from scores of speakers at colleges, universities and professional schools across the country. Associated Baptist Press, in
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (ABP) -- The Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America co-sponsored a "peaceful alternative" to a National Rifle Association national convention that attracted an estimated 70,000 visitors to Charlotte, N.C., May 14-16.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (ABP) -- The last of 10 Americans detained while trying to take 33 children out of Haiti following the Jan. 12 earthquake was released May 17 after a judge found her guilty and sentenced her to time already served in jail.
OSLO, Norway (ABP) -- A Baptist pastor in Azerbaijan who served 10 months in prison before being pardoned by the nation's president after appeals from Baptists worldwide says police have visited him again.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) -- A Southern Baptist congregation will take its place as the "mother church of country music" -- at least for a while -- as temporary host of the historic Grand Ole Opry on the evenings of May 14-15.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (ABP) -- As the newest reported discovery of Noah's Ark raised doubts even among fellow Ark-hunters, two Baptist seminary professors said Christians should not rest their faith on whether remains of an ancient vessel are ever found high in the mountains of Turkey.<br
Perhaps the time has come for Baptists today to ask in the same spirit whether or not Methodists, Catholics, Presbyterians and others who are genuinely committed disciples of Jesus Christ are true Christians and have been accepted by the grace of the Triune God into