(RNS) — The past 10 years have witnessed monumental demographic shifts in the U.S., catastrophic natural disasters and new urgency on climate change, and a reckoning on sex abuse among religious groups. What will the next decade hold?
American Baptist Churches Central Region Executive Minister John Williams challenged delegates and guests to the region's annual gathering to rely on the hope found in the Lord, rather than optimism, as the power to face the future.
ALBUQUERQUE (ABP) -- Around 30 people from New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma gathered April 12 at Baptist Convention of New Mexico’s building to offer suggestions for the future of Glorieta Conference Center.
Though some may believe denominations may be waning, at least one Churchnet leader believes "genuine" collaboration will keep congregations working together. The role Churchnet has played and will continue to play in promoting strong collaborative efforts, particularly in leadership training and missions, means the 10-year-old
Although Southern Baptist Convention politics shrouded the birth of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Missouri 20 years ago, leaders point to the strengths that helped it rise above the moderate-fundamental struggle and continue to be a vibrant ministry.