OLSO (ABP) – An international Christian initiative that reports on threats and actions against religious freedom says after a few months of break that authorities in Belarus are once more cracking down on a Baptist group whose churches refuse on principle to register with the
DENVER (ABP) – A victims’ advocate says autonomous Baptist churches are ill-equipped to deal with the problem of sexual abuse by clergy because they lack the objectivity to respond appropriately to allegations against a trusted minister that no one wants to believe.
Dakota Baptists -- not the North American Mission Board -- made the ultimate decision to adopt changes in leadership structure and ministry approach. The interim executive director quells rumors that NAMB changes led to staff defections.
GUNTERVILLE, Ala. (ABP) –- An Alabama Baptist Convention spokesman explained why Baptist churches aren’t joining Methodists, Episcopalians, Catholics and others in protesting the state’s anti-illegal immigration law. “I don’t have the right to speak for the Baptists, because they haven’t passed a resolution,”
ATLANTA (ABP) -- In about two months, Baptists of many stripes will gather simultaneously in dozens of cities across the country for a unique virtual meeting, during which they will not only worship and learn but spread out to work in their local communities.
A coalition of national Woman's Missionary Union, state WMU groups, anti-trafficking organizations, state Baptist conventions and churches are attempting to canvass the entire length of Interstate 10 with prayer against human trafficking as well as for its victims.