Contributing writer Sarah Blackwell reflects on how there will always be times of humanitarian crisis where the needs are immediate and tremendous. However, in any long-term service project, we must look for ways to make personal contributions for the good of the community.
President Obama stressed religious freedom in a historic speech in Burma, a country long beset by military conflict and regarded as one of the world’s worst oppressors of minority faiths.
An advocate for Burmese refugees has been named director of Baptist World Aid, an agency which works closely with Baptist disaster relief organizations in Virginia and North Carolina. Rothangliani Rema Chhangte will assume her new role with BWAid, the relief and development arm of the
SANTA ANA, Calif. (ABP) -- A local government in Myanmar ordered a Baptist church to cease worship services after the pastor refused to wear an election campaign T-shirt supporting the country's ruling military junta, Compass Direct News reported Nov. 18.
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor Burma was a blip that wasn’t even on the radar screen of Adoniram and Ann (Hasseltine) Judson when they set sail from New England as Congregational missionaries to India back in 1812. The young missionaries arrived in Calcutta as Baptists;