The Baptist World Congress, held every five years and drawing thousands of Baptists from around the world, is a refreshing event. Most people who are drawn to the Congress are hungry for what they discover. This year's event held recently in Honolulu was no
Messengers will gather at First Baptist Church of Raytown on Oct. 26-28 and they'll have a full agenda. Some of it will be celebratory and -- if conversations around the state are any indication -- parts may certainly be contentious. As such, it might be
Baptists in the United States—who find themselves members of a religious majority or plurality in many areas—would do well to remember their humble beginnings as a persecuted minority and to reconsider the dangers of a “majoritarian faith,” Baptist scholar Doug Weaver urged at a recent
Congregations often view their pastors as strong, stable shepherds, but many ministers experience a disconnect between the image they project and the mental and emotional battles to which they are subject.
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
HOLTS SUMMIT — It was Bobby and Jane Shows Night at Union Hill Baptist Church in Holts Summit on April 18. The surprise event produced its share of tears and laughs as friends and colleagues took note of Shows’ “transition” from leadership of the