The insurer for the Missouri Baptist Foundation has paid $5 million to the Missouri Baptist Convention toward a settlement in ongoing litigation between the two Baptist entities.
CVS pharmacies announced in early February that its 7,600 stores would cease selling cigarettes and other tobacco products, a decision that will cost the corporation roughly $2 billion a year in revenues.
Doug Shaw and with his wife, Marcy, have served as missionaries in Poland and London, and now he is Olympics volunteer coordinator for Southern Baptists.
Churchnet -- also known as the Baptist General Convention of Missouri -- celebrated its 10th anniversary by focusing on the needs and opportunities of the present and the future. But it has much in its young history for which to be grateful.
A Kenyan expatriate and Baptist pastor who lost his bid for a parliamentary seat in 2007 has announced plans to run again. And his ultimate ambitions reach even higher, as evidenced by his Facebook page, "Rev. Dr. Solomon Kimuyu for President."
WASHINGTON (ABP) – President Obama met 40 minutes July 20 with Christian leaders seeking to protect programs that aid poor people in any debt-reduction deal that the administration reaches with Congress.
Despite deep divisions in U.S. society, Christians can lead the way toward bipartisan solutions to the pain of poverty, according to David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World.
Ministry to older adults must take many forms, depending upon the make-up of the group a church is trying to reach. As the U.S. population ages, congregations will have even more opportunities to engage older adults.
Career coaching has been around in the business field for decades. More recently, it spun off a concept of life coaching. Now, the coaching concept is starting to make its impact in churches.
By Bill Webb, Word&Way EditorColumbia — Fred Neiger is a minister who makes house calls. And hospital calls. And nursing home calls. He is the pastoral visitation associate at Calvary Baptist Church in Columbia.Though his title has changed through the years, pastoral visitation is what