A well-liked old pastor friend had a way with words. He had a particular expression he used when certain Baptist leaders died. “A mighty oak has fallen,” he would say, usually prompting a chorus of “amens.” The description could certainly fit a
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- The father of a Marine killed in Iraq in 2006 filed a brief May 24 with the United States Supreme Court arguing that the free-speech rights of a Baptist church that picketed his son's funeral should not trump his family's right to
A pair of Missouri Baptist leaders of earlier years passed from the scene within a span of less than 30 days. Between them, they had lived for 194 years — years filled with service among Baptists in Missouri.