Keith Getty’s life is usually filled with singing. Almost all of it with groups of fellow Christians — which he says is one of the primary tasks of his faith and one made difficult during COVID-19. Now, his annual “Sing!” conference is going virtual.
The nation’s top doctor urged faith leaders to follow federal guidelines and partner with local health officials as they learn new ways to lead congregants coping with the coronavirus pandemic in a two-day summit releasing videos on topics ranging from advocacy for the vulnerable to crisis communications.
Jim Wallis and Suzan Johnson Cook are among keynote speakers at American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ Space for Grace 2020 national gathering — “Testify!” — to be held Sept. 23-25, 2020, at the Westin Kansas City (Mo.) at Crown Center.
Faith remains intact when believers focus on God rather than on circumstance, speakers emphasized at this year’s Missouri Baptist Convention evangelism conference Feb. 5-6. With the theme, "Furnace," the annual event was held at Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Springfield, Mo.
A period of guided spiritual direction is often recommended for Christians struggling with their enthusiasm for discipleship. The same principle holds for congregations, says a program participant at at upcoming training event sponsored by North Carolina CBF.
ST. LOUIS (ABP) – The NAACP and National Baptist Convention gathered together Nov. 10-12 in St. Louis to co-sponsor a conference on “Faith, Family and Community Empowerment.”
References from the King James Version of the Bible permeate language, said Larry Brunner, senior professor of English at Hardin-Simmons University.
GLORIETA, N.M. (ABP) – The Southern Baptist Convention is scaling back operations at Glorieta Conference Center and considering sale of the 2,100-acre campus near Santa Fe, N.M.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (ABP) -- They came because they share a passion for sacred music. They were welcomed into a new worship space around the theme of hospitality. And they left with a renewed sense of calling.
ATLANTA (ABP) – The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Mercer University are co-sponsors of a “[Baptist] Conference on Sexuality and Covenant” scheduled April 19-21, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Decatur, Ga.