MELBOURNE, Australia (ABP) – Australian Baptist leaders distanced themselves from comments supporting gay marriage made by a pastor on national television.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (ABP) – Faith leaders joined a coalition of civil-rights groups to file a federal lawsuit challenging Alabama’s new immigration law described by Gov. Robert Bentley as the strongest in the country.
WASHINGTON (ABP) – Several Southern Baptists joined a coalition of Christian leaders claiming to represent 25 million Americans sending letters to President Obama and foreign ambassadors and heads of state opposing efforts by Iran to get the United Nations to recognize Palestinian statehood.
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) – While churches are giving more than ever to global missions through the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, many are doing it in new ways, prompting shortfalls in an annual offering needed to sustain fully funded missionaries already on the field,
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.
National WMU in Birmingham, Ala., hosted more than 50 missions leaders from 13 states for an Ethnic Leadership Summit. Texas Baptists had the largest representation with 10 ethnic leaders participating.
ATLANTA (ABP) -- Leaders of four national Baptist organizations signed a statement released March 10 critical of the hearings by the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Homeland Security on the subject of radicalization within the American Muslim community.
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (ABP) -- A delegation of 12 American Baptist leaders recently returned from a 13-day study tour in the Middle East.
ROME (ABP) -- The elegant complex of 19th-century buildings that houses the International Baptist Theological Seminary in Prague, Czech Republic, will likely be sold now that European Baptist Federation leaders have green-lighted a plan to move the seminary as a cost-saving
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (ABP) -- Baptist leaders hailed a pledge by top leaders of Nagaland's three rival political factions to cease hostilities that have for decades beset the heavily Baptist state in northeastern India.