Baylor University's athletics program ended 2011 with unprecedented success—the football team's first bowl victory since 1992, the school's first Heisman Trophy to quarterback Robert Griffin III and undefeated records for both the men's and women's basketball teams.
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- Suzan Johnson Cook, an American Baptist pastor, author and motivational speaker, was sworn in May 16 as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom by Undersecretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero.
When Pastor Bob McCartney arrived at First Baptist Church in Wichita Falls, he wanted to lead the congregation to minister better to two distinct populations—students at Midwestern State University and the airmen and their families at Sheppard Air Force Base.
A new national report on child nutrition shows Texas has made progress expanding the reach of publicly funded summer food programs in 2009. But more work is needed to ensure that low-income children have access to nutritious food during the summer, according
WINFIELD, Mo. (ABP) -- Thirty years after the Southern Baptist Convention began ridding itself of theological moderates and liberals, a prominent Missouri Baptist layman is warning that the nation's largest non-Catholic faith group now faces a different kind of liberalism from within.
More than 1,000 faith leaders and activists are expected to descend on Washington soon in what planners say is one of largest and most diverse coalitions ever to fight against domestic and global poverty.
Parents must take the lead in guiding children to love and learn the Bible, but the church should help, according to specialists in children’s ministry. The process begins at birth, directing children toward