A new study found that the most popular worship songs come from a handful of megachurches with a knack for writing pop songs about what God will do for you.
By Jackie Huffman Word&Way Correspondent A large number of people, most Baptists from Southeast Missouri, gathered Saturday, Aug. 18, at the site of the first Protestant church built and used west of the Mississippi River for a dedication service of the reconstruction of the building
Celebrating Old Bethel “At the coming meeting of the General Association of Cape Girardeau, there will be at least one memorable day. It was just 100 years ago this month that 15 Baptists organized Bethel church, the first non-Catholic body west of the Mississippi.
By Jacquelyn Huffman, Word&Way CorrespondentA priority for Missouri Baptist historians may be realized by year's end as plans for the reconstruction of the first Protestant church west of the Mississippi River move forward.A groundbreaking ceremony at the Old Bethel Baptist Church site in October marked