Some Christians live out their faith by ministering in churches, visiting prisoners or serving as missionaries. Jordan England does it by designing and selling furniture.
Is it possible to hold fast to historic Baptist principles while also achieving spiritual relevance in today's world? For the past ten years, the answer to that question has been 'yes,' according to leaders at Churchnet: A Baptist Network Serving Churches.
Church historian Bill Leonard received the J.M. Dawson Religious Liberty Award at a luncheon sponsored by the Religious Liberty Council of the Baptist Joint Committee. He urged Baptists to consider several "issues plaguing my conscience that I hope will distress ours."
Two years after its dedication, the House of Mercy at Zhemchuzhinka, Kobrin, Belarus, has opened its doors to six elderly women in June. Leaders share their thoughts about the ministry's progress.
Doug Shaw, Olympics volunteer coordinator for Southern Baptists' International Mission Board, has been in motion for months in London preparing Baptists to meet the tens of thousands of sports fans going to the United Kingdom this summer.
Prominent Baptists are among about 140 evangelical Christians who endorsed a statement of principles for immigration reform, which includes the call for a path to citizenship or legal status for qualified undocumented immigrants.
A Baptist divinity school dean eulogized former Watergate henchman and Prison Fellowship founder Chuck Colson as a man who was not perfect but forgiven and who never forgot Jesus’ words, “I was in prison and you visited me.”
A pastor who led the Southern Baptist Convention to adopt a resolution in 2009 applauding the election of Barack Obama as America’s first African-American president termed the president’s May 9 endorsement of same-sex marriage a betrayal of the black church and an attack on the
CORRECTION: This story was edited May 9 to correct an error in the first sentence. We regret the error.
The Baptist Collegiate Ministries at Vanderbilt University has reversed course and now says it will not comply with the school’s new non-discrimination policy.
DIDCOT, England (ABP) – A new Baptist Times website launched April 23, three months after an award-winning newspaper with the same name ceased publication after 156 years.