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
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (ABP) – An international student ministry that partners with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has hired a staff member to spearhead a new initiative to help theologically moderate churches discover God’s calling for both clergy and laity.
Carol Bercian directs a ministry in Guatemala City that reaches out to people -- especially women and children -- who live in or on the edge of the city dump where they scavenge for food and for items to sell for food. The ministry provides
When it comes to digital communication, children are natives, and their parents are immigrants. And that puts parents at a distinct disadvantage in protecting children from online danger, according to the president of a nonprofit advocacy group devoted to guarding children from Internet pornography and
The clock is winding down on 2009. Churches across Missouri have been deciding their response to a measure approved by Missouri Baptist Convention messengers to allow Cooperative Program funds to be used to pay fees incurred in legal action against five entities.