Facing a looming deadline, Missourians for Responsible Lending and Give Missourians a Raise dropped efforts on Sept. 4 to get two initiatives on the ballot in November. But organizers say the fight is far from over to bring economic dignity to the state's residents.
Proponents of a Nov. 4 ballot initiative to cap the annual percentage rate on short-term loans delivered about 180,000 signatures from registered Missouri voters to the secretary of state's office May 6.
A judge's ruling has stalled efforts to get an initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot in Missouri to cap the annual percentage rate on short-term unsecured loans.
CBF's Together for Hope initiative works for change in economic and social systems in the country's 20 poorest counties.
Initiatives such at the New Baptist Covenant II help lower racial barriers, but there is “still a lot of work to do,” said a south Philadelphia pastor who helped organize a satellite viewing of the three-day event. “I’ve said to many folk that one of
Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond has formed an alliance with Saint Paul’s College, a historically African-American school with Episcopal ties in Lawrenceville, Va., which seminary leaders hope will enhance BTSR’s goals of racial diversity and ecumenical openness.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (ABP) -- An international student ministry and historical partner of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has received a $750,000 Lilly Endowment grant to help theologically moderate churches discover God's calling for both clergy and laity.
RICHMOND, Va. (ABP) -- Scarce funding for public education may offer churches an opportunity to work more closely with public schools in their neighborhoods.
ATLANTA — What began as a friendly challenge by one state Cooperative Baptist Fellowship organization to another may end up putting millions to work in developing