Our ability to champion religious freedom abroad starts at home. But over the past four years, our federal government’s violations of its own citizens’ religious freedom rights threatens our commitment to making a difference around the world.
The Ferguson Commission was created by executive order of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Nov. 18 to study the underlying issues raised by the Aug. 9 shooting death of an unarmed black teen, Michael Brown Jr., in a confrontation with white Ferguson police officer Darren
Being honest about one's life offers God a palette for transformation -- a fresh start.
As church planting efforts burgeon and congregations look for new ways to reach their communities, opportunities for ministry outside the building grow. While leaders often are aware of safety issues at church, the same concerns must be examined outside the facility as well.
Two years ago, when Chris Monroe visited the Precious Children International Village near Kottayam, India, it was not with the intent of starting a school of music in cooperation with the India Baptist Theological Seminary there. Nevertheless, as an outgrowth of that visit, Monroe, associate
South Gate Baptist Church, Springfield, ministered with God's Appalachian Partnership in Eastern Kentucky to provide gifts for hurting families.
Columbia -- The Baptist General Convention of Missouri board of directors authorized executive director Jim Hill to prepare a proposed budget to be presented to the board at its March 4, 2005, session. The board also approved an investment agreement with the Missouri Baptist Foundation.