From time to time, leaders in every church likely struggle to appease someone who simply can’t be satisfied, regardless of congregation size, programming or affiliation.
Do people in the pew have any options for finding information if their local church, state organization or national denominational body refuses do divulge it? Not many — but technology and government offer a couple of options.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Missouri changed its identity to Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Heartland by unanimously approving amendments to its bylaws during its general assembly April 26 at Memorial Baptist Church of Columbia.
ATLANTA (ABP) – Elected leaders of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship are seeking names to consider for a search committee to recommend a replacement for the moderate Baptist organization’s retiring CEO.
Rather than being cliques or cocoons, small groups should be launching pads for ministry into the everyday world.
Large congregations are more likely than small churches to emphasize evangelism and recruitment of new members but significantly less likely to contact members who stop attending, according to a recent study.
Houses of worship increasingly have become targets -- from robbery to arson to Sunday morning shootings and child abductions. Technological advances
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) -- Membership in the Southern Baptist Convention declined for the third consecutive year in 2009, according to statistics reported May 14 by LifeWay Christian Resources.
A Missouri family counselor ministers to families in El Salvador and teaches them communication and ministry skills.
By Jeanette Littleton Word&Way Correspondent The body of Christ is about community and connection. A church can offer e-mail newsletters as one way to facilitate that bonding. Whether designed for a Sunday school class or small group or for the entire church, an e-mail newsletter