TOCCOA, Ga. (ABP) -- The widow of a Baptist pastor killed last September in a botched drug arrest has sent notice that she intends to sue the city of Toccoa, Ga., and/or a three-county narcotics-enforcement unit involved in his shooting.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) -- Feeling the effects of a bad economy, several Southern Baptist Convention-affiliated state and regional conventions reduced budgets in annual meetings, held in recent weeks across the nation.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP)--Forty-two member institutions of the International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities have been listed in the 2009 rankings of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report and Forbes.com.
Pragmatism and tradition have stood alongside biblical and theological principles in shaping Baptist ordination practices, church historian Karen Bullock told the B.H. Carroll Theological Institute colloquy.