Racially homogenous churches fall short of the biblical ideal and leave evangelicals in the United States ill-equipped to deal with the reality of cultural pluralism and racial diversity, an Indian pastor in North Texas believes.
Single adults make up more than 40 percent of the U.S. population, according to some studies, and Dennis Franck believes church members just need to open their eyes to see them.
As a single adoptive father of five boys, Robert Ewing has encountered a stressed schedule and reduced career options, deep tragedy and great joy.
Church and denominational leaders are beginning to understand older adults cannot be categorized as a single unit, and a one-size-fits-all ministry will not meet needs.
LEE’S SUMMIT — The Baptist General Convention of Missouri held its annual meeting in a single afternoon session on April 2 at First Baptist Church of Lee’s Summit.
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way News WriterThe Missouri Baptist Convention will no longer cooperate with Baptist churches in the state that support any other body considered in competition with the MBC or the Southern Baptist Convention.Meeting Oct. 24-26 at Second Baptist Church, Springfield, messengers adopted two
By Vicki Brown Word&Way News Writer Single alignment is an issue that has alternately united and divided Missouri Baptists almost since Baptists began cooperating in the state in 1834. Messengers to the 171st annual meeting in Springfield again will face the issue when they
By Vicki Brown Word&Way News Writer Raytown -- Messengers to the Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting Oct. 25-27 approved a report to consider constitutional changes next year that would tighten membership requirements. They also approved another amendment to the MBC Constitution. The items
By Vicki Brown Word&Way News Writer A single-alignment proposal and use of Cooperative Program money to fund lawsuits were among topics addressed in at least two Missouri Baptist Convention listening sessions. MBC staff held several sessions across the state earlier this year. The last five