Evangelicals have largely championed the rise of mass incarceration, writes Aaron Griffith in his new book. They've also undertaken novel ministries to try to bring compassion, healing and conversion to those behind bars.
Pastor, professor and author David Fitch challenged American Baptist pastors to be “with” the people they serve inside and outside the church. Fitch was the featured speaker at the 2014 Prairie Pastors Conference in Bellevue, Neb., April 28-30. Four ABC-USA regions from Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota,
MACON, Ga. (ABP) -- Baptists Today, a monthly publication launched in 1982 as a flagship newspaper for moderates opposing conservatives for control of the Southern Baptist Convention, is retooling with features including a weekly Lectionary-based Bible study beginning with the June issue.
By Bill Webb, Word&Way Editor God didn't pull any punches when he sent His Son into the world as an infant born into a family of little social or political influence. On the night of the long-awaited birth and in the days that followed,
By Bill Webb, Word&Way EditorAmman, Jordan — In some ways, Nabeeh and Ruba Abbassi seem to be going several directions at once.Jordanians, they are longtime Baptist missionaries in their homeland, ministering among a Baptist population of a few thousand in a land where it is