Carol Bercian directs a ministry in Guatemala City that reaches out to people -- especially women and children -- who live in or on the edge of the city dump where they scavenge for food and for items to sell for food. The ministry provides
LEXINGTON, Ky. (ABP) -- Baptist Seminary of Kentucky, an 8-year-old theological partner of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, is moving to the campus of Georgetown College, a historic Baptist school that loosened ties with the Kentucky Baptist Convention in 2005.
Last year, 239 children professed faith in Christ. Not in a revival or a church program. In fact, many of these new believers had rarely been inside a church building. The kids came to know Christ through something they love — sports.
Roach — Windermere Baptist Conference Center trustees celebrated reaching the center's $1 million bond reserve with a final $390,000 installment by its Nov. 15 deadline. Windermere issued bonds as part of debt restructuring related to its Wilderness Creek expansion project. Although he did not release
By Bill Webb, Word&Way EditorAmman, Jordan — In some ways, Nabeeh and Ruba Abbassi seem to be going several directions at once.Jordanians, they are longtime Baptist missionaries in their homeland, ministering among a Baptist population of a few thousand in a land where it is
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way Associate Editor"If anyone had asked me 10 years ago what I would be doing, I would never have guessed I'd be doing this," Gerald Harvey of Sedalia declared.But Harvey sees his role as national commander of the American Ex-Prisoners of War
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way News Writer"I sure hope he's good with cowards," an older woman nervously laughed as she filled out a form and waited for her turn to see the dentist.This woman and about 15 additional patients didn't wait in a typical dental reception
By Bill Webb, Word&Way EditorAnn Bergen beamed as she welcomed visitors from church into her sitting room at her son Verlyn's Hartsburg home. The 92-year-old is glad to have visitors, but these guests have come to administer the Lord's Supper to her.Mrs. Bergen has trouble
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way News WriterWhat should a city congregation do when it discovers its community has changed and most of its members drive in from the suburbs?First Baptist Church, Springfield, folks decided to stay put in the city's heart and reach out to the