By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer While Scripture advocates taking care of orphans and widows, the church has abdicated that responsibility to the state, some Christian child-advocates insist. “It shortchanges people and the church,” said Robbi Haynes of
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer If Christians don’t learn to engage the popular culture that surrounds them, they will drown in it, experts insist. Christians tend to hear the words ‘popular culture’ and react as if spitting something yucky from their mouths,”
By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON — When Pentecostal power couple Randy and Paula White recently announced they were headed to divorce court, the most remarkable part of the reaction was that there wasn’t much reaction at all among their supporters.
By Bill Webb, Word&Way Editor Being around people like Neville Callam (see page 3), the new executive secretary of the Baptist World Alliance, stirs something in me. From where I sit, my corner of the world is easier to grasp — and
Israel's holy sites took on different meaning for 120 Missouri Jews and Christians who walked in Jesus' footsteps together Jan. 9-17."We saw the Holy Land from an interesting perspective," Nodell Dennis, Blue River-Kansas City Baptist Association director of missions, explained.Dennis and his wife, Carol Sue,