So-called “premium” Bibles aren’t new. And while they may not carry a steep price tag, a number of new and traditional Bible publishers are stressing the beauty of an old-fashioned book and the experience of slowing down to read at a time when so much of
I’m glad that Lent is a part of the Easter season experience at the Baptist church where I have been a member the last several years and
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.
While some rebuilding continues in Joplin from a tornado that devastated the town two years ago, one housing coalition is considering shifting its focus.
CYPRESS, Texas (ABP) – A Texas youth minister already charged with statutory rape of a 16-year-old was arrested Dec. 14 for allegedly sending inappropriate text messages and videos to a 14-year-old girl he met while serving at a Southern Baptist mega-church.
ATHENS, Texas (ABP) – An East Texas town is being dubbed Ground Zero in this year’s round of skirmishes known collectively as the Christmas Wars.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ABP) – Media attention to this week’s groundbreaking visit to Myanmar by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will include a network news story featuring a Kentucky Baptist church that has become a spiritual home for resettled refugees in the country historically known as
Church/state concerns can be tricky for many believers -- from stands on social issues to faith-based initiatives funded, at least in part, from government sources. That fine line can be particularly true for chaplains who minister to or through the government.
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Virginia will spend the next year focusing on the Latino concept of familia as a way to broaden the scope of the CBF state affiliate’s ministries.
PARK HILLS -- May 1 marked a significant date in the lives of New Heights Church and First Baptist Church, Farmington, as both congregations celebrated the new physical home of a vision God stirred more than 10 years ago.