Many of us are planning to invest our retirement years in making a positive change in society. Our great plans can be cut short if we
(RNS) The latest in a long line of studies, now numbering in the hundreds, if not thousands, shows that church attendance is good for your
The Southern Baptist Convention agency that provides insurance for denominational employees filed a lawsuit Oct. 11 claiming the Affordable Care Act violates the religious liberty of faith-based organizations that do not meet the government’s narrow definition of “religious employers” exempted from paying for birth-control coverage
A new program designed to make it easier to buy health insurance for small businesses has potential to become a major source of medical coverage for church staff and employees, says Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Church Benefits Board President Gary Skeen.
Compared to Southern Baptist Convention resolutions on the Boy Scouts and protection of children from sex predators, the one urging churches to develop intentional, compassionate ministries for the mentally ill got scant attention from local and national media. But it wasn’t overlooked by Ronnie Floyd,
On the site of the former Pocahontas High School -- the hub of the rural community until closed in 2008 -- leaders from Bluefield College and Clinch Valley Medical Center signed an agreement to create a health care clinic in the old high school that
Have you considered that giving is good for your health? Research shows that generosity benefits the well-being of those who give. Nick Davis of the Missouri Baptist Foundation examines other reasons to give at Christmas.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (ABP) -- Jack Causey, a fixture in North Carolina Baptist life for a half century, will retire from the Center for Congregational Health at the end of May.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (ABP) -- During his installation March 18 as president of the Center for Congregational Health, Bill Wilson said churches and ministers are "in crisis." That's a breath-sucking observation from the head of an organization that has dealt with struggling congregations for nearly 20