JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (ABP) – A former Baptist pastor just out of prison after serving three years for sexual abuse of children says he hasn’t ruled out the possibility of starting a new church.
Baptist church starts today might look very different and use methodologies that would seem foreign to first-century believers. But the church-starting emphasis originated in the earliest church; what we do today simply carries on that tradition/strategy.
A back issue of Word&Way -- about 50 years back -- reported on the subject of whether Baptists needed to observe Lent, the 40 days leading up to Easter. The consensus among pastors and other workers who responded was that Southern Baptists did not need
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer A love of music led Berniece Hamilton to begin college in 1950. Passion for learning drove her to complete her college degree 58 years later through Southwest Baptist University’s Lebanon campus. On May 17, Hamilton walked across the stage
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer Four Missouri marathoners all say the endurance sport provides an avenue for deepening their faith, giving them time to focus on God and helping them enhance other areas of life. One of them, Hugh Emerson, member of First Baptist