A Missouri House committee has passed a bill its proponents believe is sufficient reform of laws governing short-term, small consumer loans — so-called payday loans. But those pushing stronger measures believe the proposed legislation doesn't go far enough.
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- The House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill late Dec. 8 that would offer a path to citizenship for the children of illegal immigrants. Faith leaders are mounting a final push to get the measure through the Senate, where it still faces
Rob Cornwell, 44, longtime alumni director at Missouri Baptist University and a former president of the Missouri Baptist Development Council, passed away on July 13. More than 800 MBU faculty, staff, students and alumni celebrated Cornwell's life with his family at a memorial service on
Blue Springs -- Robert Wayne Dean, a regional vice president for the Missouri Baptist Foundation, passed away at his home Dec. 13. He was 61. Services were conducted Dec. 16 at First Baptist Church, Blue Springs, with a private interment following. Mr. Dean was born