Contributing writer Sarah Blackwell reflects on knowing and using names as a spiritual practice. Calling people by name can bond us to each other, create community, acknowledge the worth of each person, and share part of our story.
(RNS) — For the first time, the name Muhammad has cracked the top 10 list of most popular baby names for newborn boys in the U.S., according to a parenting website that tracks the popularity of names among its users.
Hannibal-LaGrange University trustees unanimously chose Anthony Allen, senior vice president for administration and chief administrative officer for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, to become the university's 17th
ATLANTA (ABP) -- Jim Smith, director of field ministries for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, has been named interim coordinator of global missions beginning July 1. Smith will assume the interim role as Rob Nash, global missions coordinator for the past six years, joins the faculty
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (ABP) -- The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina has called Ka’thy Gore Chappell as leadership development coordinator. Chappell was introduced March 25 during the evening worship service of the state CBF general assembly at First Baptist Church of Asheville.
JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Baptist Convention Executive Board met in special session on Jan. 14 and appointed a subcommittee that will recommend members of an executive director search committee. The information was released in a press statement following the closed-door session.
Randy Curless has been named executive director of Sports Crusaders, an international ministry founded and led by Bobby Shows, who retired from the post at the end of 2007. Since 2004, Curless, 50, of St. Charles, has been the sports evangelism ministry’s program coordinator. Curless’