OSLO, Norway (ABP) -- A Baptist pastor in Azerbaijan who served 10 months in prison before being pardoned by the nation's president after appeals from Baptists worldwide says police have visited him again.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In 2008, the Southern Baptist Convention showed a net loss in total membership for the second straight year and baptized the lowest number of new members since 1987, according to annual statistics compiled by the denomination's pubishing-and-research arm.
The Baptist Home is thankful for individual and church donors who have made this ministry possible for more than 92 years.Dr. Milford and Mary Riggs founded The Home in 1913 when they began taking residents into their own home. Riggs traveled the state raising funds
By Brandy Campbell, Hannibal-LaGrange CollegeHannibal-LaGrange College ended the 2004-2005 school year the same way it began it — by breaking records.What began as a record-breaking residential enrollment year ended with a record-breaking graduation as HLG presented diplomas to more than 200 students for the first
By Raymond R. Kenison, Missouri Baptist Children's Home President"Serving God by helping children, youth and families."The mission statement of Missouri Baptist Children's Home is the foundation on which we build our ministry and try to affect the lives of as many children and families as
We are reminded with the recent stories from the Hurricane Katrina disaster that the spiritual and physical need of people everywhere is our priority. The Missouri Baptist Foundation is compelled to fulfill our mission along with the responsibility commissioned by Christ to bring His love
By Bryce Chapman, Missouri Baptist UniversityAs vivid news reports about the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina inundated the world, Missouri Baptist University's students, faculty and staff kicked off their 2005-2006 school year by assisting a struggling region. MBU officials offered students displaced by Katrina the
By Sarah Nichols, Southwest Baptist UniversityA fully accredited university committed to quality education and grounded in Christian values, Southwest Baptist University is dedicated to helping students grow intellectually and spiritually and encourages students to integrate knowledge, character and faith into their everyday lives. Southwest Baptist
By David Sallee, William Jewell College PresidentI recently spoke to William Jewell's first-year students in the first of a series of Monday morning meetings arranged around the topic of student success. My assignment was "Expectations," what I would expect of them and what they could