Judging from the absence of squirming and giggling, Holly Smith’s children’s sermon was quite the hit Sunday morning at Island View Baptist Church in Orange Park, Fla. Five little girls gathered on the steps leading to the pulpit and choir loft and listened intently to
In the United States pencils are not a big deal. But according to Jennifer Chappell, an inexpensive pencil can provide a child living in extreme poverty in Nicaragua an opportunity to receive an education.
DECATUR, Ga. (ABP) – Dissolution of a marriage is painful not only for couples, but also affects communities of faith and especially the children of divorce, a speaker said April 20 at a [Baptist] Conference on Sexuality and Covenant sponsored by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
"The Child Safe Zone," a project of Georgia Woman's Missionary Union and Women's Enrichment Ministry, is a result of WMU's Project HELP: Human Exploitation emphasis that focuses on exploitation, including trafficking.
The Missouri Baptist Children's Home provides services to care for troubled children and youth and to help stabilize at-risk families. Through its Children and Family Ministries division, MBCH delivered 249,986 days of service in 2010 and saw 26 professions of faith among children and youth.
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