Messengers to the Missouri Baptist Convention approved five resolutions without comment or debate during their closing session Oct. 29 at Tan-Tar-A Resort, including one on same-sex marriage and another on human sex trafficking.
OSAGE BEACH - Only church gifts to the Cooperative Program will count when determining the number of messengers a congregation can send to a Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting.
SPRINGFIELD - A move to end a nearly nine-year-long legal battle against agencies formerly affiliated with the Missouri Baptist Convention met strong resistance
The Southern Baptist Convention embraced a future uncertain but focused on the Great Commission when a solid majority of messengers adopted the report of the Great Commission Resurgence Task Force June 15.
RAYTOWN -- Missouri Baptist congregations will have to formally vote during a church business meeting if they wish to protect their Cooperative Program gifts from being used to fund ongoing legal action. Messengers to the 175th Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting adopted an Executive Board
Messengers to the 175th annual meeting of the Missouri Baptist Convention broadened the authority of the MBC Executive Board to resolve ongoing lawsuits against five formerly related entities in their morning session on October 27 at First Baptist Church, Raytown.
Messengers will gather at First Baptist Church of Raytown on Oct. 26-28 and they'll have a full agenda. Some of it will be celebratory and -- if conversations around the state are any indication -- parts may certainly be contentious. As such, it might be
In the face of tightened economic conditions, the Missouri Baptist Convention will seek convention messengers' permission to direct Cooperative Program gifts to fund ongoing legal action against five formerly affiliated institutions.
By Bill Webb, Word&Way Editor It was sort of like old times at the Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting. Messengers huddled in groups just outside the meeting hall between sessions, two defined slates of officers had been pre-announced and nearly everyone who spoke lamented the
Cape Girardeau — With barely a whimper, 19 Missouri Baptist churches were disenfranchised Oct. 31. No one objected as messengers to the Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting suspended cooperation with the affiliated congregations by an overwhelming majority. According to a report presented by chairman