RALEIGH, N.C. (ABP) – Directors and friends of Associated Baptist Press gathered April 30 at First Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., to honor what one speaker called “the legacy of a generous man.”
At a called meeting today, the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board elected David Hardage as executive director, effective Feb. 1.
PHILADELPHIA (ABP) – A federal appeals court ruled Aug. 5 that a Delaware school board’s practice of opening meetings with prayer is unconstitutional.
The Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board voted to take steps to renegotiate the relationship agreement between the state convention and Baylor University.
JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Baptist Convention Executive Board met in special session on Jan. 14 and appointed a subcommittee that will recommend members of an executive director search committee. The information was released in a press statement following the closed-door session.
Word & Way trustees adopted a 2011 budget, extended service of two board members and elected officers for next year Nov. 9.
WASHINGTON (ABP) – Directors of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, meeting in Washington Oct. 4-5, discussed the tenuous state of religious freedom in America and heard of the organization’s continuing search for property on Capitol Hill.
Messengers to the Baptist General Convention of Missouri’s annual meeting later this month will be challenged to consider new approaches and strategies for 2011-2015. Meeting at First Baptist Church, Jefferson City, on March 5, BGCM board members approved First Priority 2015, a five-year strategy plan
Three annual meeting messengers seeking to end a seven-year legal struggle between the Missouri Baptist Convention and five formerly affiliated entities were given a chance to air their views Dec. 15.
Frank Whitney, pastor of Union Hill Baptist Church, Holts Summit; Mike
Messengers to the 175th annual meeting of the Missouri Baptist Convention broadened the authority of the MBC Executive Board to resolve ongoing lawsuits against five formerly related entities in their morning session on October 27 at First Baptist Church, Raytown.