Dakota Baptists -- not the North American Mission Board -- made the ultimate decision to adopt changes in leadership structure and ministry approach. The interim executive director quells rumors that NAMB changes led to staff defections.
In the first decades following the Civil War when poverty shadowed widows and children of fallen soldiers in a dramatically disrupted South, Baptists and other Christian denominations started orphanages to care for them. Today, the South is dotted with campuses created to meet the needs
PHOENIX (ABP) -- The Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention voted June 13 to recommend changes to working agreements that will allow the International Mission Board to work directly with internationals living in the United to States convention messengers meeting June 14 in Phoenix.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (ABP) -- India's Supreme Court amended a ruling upholding a life-in-prison sentence for two men convicted of murdering a Baptist missionary and his two young sons 12 years ago by removing language that critics said appeared to condone vigilante violence intended to
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