As modern demographics/research has continued to improve, we know that some zip codes have affordable food, housing, and access to various employment options. Others nearby may not have similar options.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- After a workgroup of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee released a statement Feb. 23 on 10 churches noted by SBC President J.D. Greear in a report on sexual abuse, Baptist Press attempted to contact the churches for their response.
My guess is that Internet stories with themes like devotion, compassion and sacrifice receive a lot of hits. Sure, cuteness, trivia and no-emotional-investment shallow topics garner their share of attention, too. But principled actions and reactions strike particular chords within most of us. The headline
Two churches in Mount Airy, N.C., have withdrawn from the local Surry Baptist Association in response to its dismissal last July of an affiliated church which called a woman as pastor. Piney Grove Baptist Church voted unanimously Nov. 30 to leave the 66-church association,
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (ABP) – With response to massive needs to April 29 tornadoes in the South still getting up to speed, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s loosely coordinated network of disaster-relief ministry turns attention this week to the worst flooding alongside the Mississippi River in
Two veteran Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers, a Japanese Dallas pastor and a videographer are slated to leave for Japan March 24 to assist the disaster response effort there and look for places where Texas Baptists can serve.
ATLANTA (ABP) -- Baptist groups prepared March 11 to meet human needs caused by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake that spawned tsunami waves as high as 23 feet in Japan and prompted tsunami warnings in Hawaii and watches as far away as the West Coast of
The Missouri Baptist Convention’s Agency Restoration Group (originally the legal task force) gave its annual report to MBC messengers last week. As leader of one of the five entities being sued by the convention, I annually find myself frustrated by some of the things that
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor A couple thousand years ago — on what the Bible calls the third day — all heaven broke loose. The occasion was the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, the ultimate contrast to His agonizing death on a cross and