Word&Way looks back through its archives at the significant events among Baptists in the Midwest the news journal reported in 2013.
The Baptist World Alliance, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and American Baptist Churches USA are just a few of the organizations urging members to pray and give generously to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Institutional reports provide awareness that informs intercessory prayer for a variety of ministries — including agencies from the broader Baptist family.
Lynn Green, the first woman elected to lead the Baptist Union of Great Britain, began work Sept. 9, the same day as the group, which includes Baptists in England and Wales, launch of a new website, magazine and brand name — all reflecting a new
Saturday marks the beginning of inaugural football seasons for Mercer, Oklahoma Baptist and Stetson universities. They join a trend of traditionally Baptist schools hoping the sport will boost enrollments and revenues and energize campuses.
Within a three-week period in June, three prominent Baptist groups in the United States held their national meetings. All three trace their forebears to the Triennial Convention of Baptists — formally the General Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States
A team of Baptists from Virginia has officially launched an initiative to battle malaria in Ghana, where the debilitating disease is the number one cause of death. “More than Nets,” a partnership between the Baptist General Association of Virginia and the Ghana Baptist Convention, aims
The Baptist Union of Great Britain will downsize its national staff from 46 to 32 employees and change the way it works with associations and Baptist colleges to improve how it serves local churches in the 21st century.
The story of Black Baptists in the 20th century reflects the larger story of African-Americans’ quest for equality, historian Adam Bond said.
One hundred sixty-seven years after forming over the right to appoint slaveholders as missionaries and 17 years after apologizing for the denomination's racist past, the Southern Baptist Convention elected New Orleans pastor Fred Luter its first African-American president.