Children ask questions — lots of them — about life and their relationships to parents, coaches and other students. Now a devotional book not only provides God's answers for children, but also supports a ministry specifically for them.
With the Internet closing in on television as Americans’ main source of national and international news, churches increasingly are viewing social-networking applications like Facebook as ministry tools.
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.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) -- A Baptist layman with an engineering background might not seem a logical choice to lead a spiritual-formation ministry run by United Methodists. Not surprisingly, the path that led Johnny Sears to Upper Room Ministries in Nashville, Tenn., took some unexpected turns.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ABP) -- A seminary president who served on a committee that 10 years ago revised the Baptist Faith and Message to declare that only men should be pastors told students Sept. 14 that he was embarrassed by his former advocacy of women in
AMMAN, Jordan (ABP) -- The exiled pastor of Gaza Baptist Church began teaching Aug. 16 at Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary following a three-week visit to his homeland to preach, teach and distribute food and medicine to the poor.