Volunteers for China seeks to build long-term relationships through summer language missions.
ATLANTA (ABP) – Former President Jimmy Carter told veteran journalist Bob Abernethy that he’s seen progress in areas that prompted him to convene a New Baptist Covenant gathering in 2008 and New Baptist Covenant II gatherings scattered across nine locations linked by satellite TV Nov.
A gap exists between generations in the church, experts seem to agree—and building strong relationships may be the way to bridge it.
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor ALBANY — More than 200 members, former members and friends packed the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Albany for sesquicentennial services on Oct. 5. The 150th anniversary celebration taxed the downtown corner brick church building and had members
By Vicki Brown Word&Way Correspondent The church’s mission —what its members believe God wants to do through their congregation — should determine the shape and function of the church building, some professionals believe. “A [building] program has to be tied into
By Vicki Brown Associated Baptist Press DALLAS -- When the nice young couple presenting themselves for membership in your church is shacking up, how should the congregation respond? Churches likely will face this and other tough questions as society’s definition of family continues to evolve.
Voters vote 3-1 against sales tax Jefferson City - The Baptist Building in Jefferson City is for sale once again after Cole County voters gave a resounding "no" to a sales tax increase to fund a new justice center on Feb. 8. The Missouri Baptist
By Vicki Brown Word&Way News Writer JEFFERSON CITY - Concerns about costs and location of a new justice center for Cole County may lead to changes in an agreement to sell the Baptist Building in Jefferson City to the county for $2.75 million. Clyde Angle,
By Vicki Brown Word&Way News Writer Missouri Baptist Convention and Cole County Commission representatives inked a contingency contract on Aug. 25 for the possible sale of the Baptist Building for $2.75 million. A new jail and criminal justice center would be built in the 400