By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor Harland Ginn brought the Senior Adult Sunday message at Second Baptist Church of Liberty on Sept. 14, but he had no idea what was in store at the conclusion of the second morning service. That’s when
By Robert Dilday Virginia Religious Herald FALLS CHURCH, Va.—An eye-opening visit by a Baptist Sunday School class to a Moscow hospital nearly 20 years ago sparked a project that today provides millions of dollars in medical supplies to almost 100 countries around the world.
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor NEVADA — Memories and 150 years of history flowed during an afternoon sesquicentennial celebration at First Baptist Church of Nevada. But this is hardly a congregation that is focusing on the past, according to longtime pastor Bill Cox. Long known
By Vicki Brown Associated Baptist Press DALLAS -- When the nice young couple presenting themselves for membership in your church is shacking up, how should the congregation respond? Churches likely will face this and other tough questions as society’s definition of family continues to evolve.
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer College ministry is essential, says Mizzou BSU Ministries director Jerry Carmichael. “There is no more critical time shaping a person’s life than the college years.” Despite organizational changes, which caused Carmichael to lose his job with the Missouri
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer Families entering the building at 1837 East Cherry Street in Springfield are greeted with calming light green walls, cozy sitting areas and friendly staff. The new offices of the Missouri Baptist Children’s Home Children and Family Ministries
For Bill Crouch, it was one of the greatest outreach moments he has seen in almost 50 years of membership at Kirkwood Baptist Church. The Saturday event, called Hands On Kirkwood, mobilized nearly 300 church members (82 percent of the church’s average attendance) in
By Janis Mansker Many years ago, I was a missionary journeyman in Africa. When my pastor, Scott Harrison, invited me to help check out a possible mission project in Kenya, I was ready to go. The children we saw are happy, yet they live