Nearly half of New Mexico’s population is Hispanic—the highest share in the United States. Yet only 57 Hispanic Baptist churches minister to fewer than 3,000 Hispanics on any given Sunday across the state.
By Keila Diaz / Baptist Press
Walker Knight, a longtime Baptist journalist, died Dec. 1. He was 95.
Nina Pinkston, veteran missionary and longtime Woman’s Missionary Union leader, died Dec. 2 Grayson, Ga., due to complications of breast cancer. She was 89.
For many South Korean students, participating in a midterm missions experience is life altering. They are trained and then sent out to work alongside International Mission Board missionaries in different parts of Asia.
By IMB Staff
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary denied charges by a former humanities professor—who identifies as a previously gay abuse survivor—that he was fired because he refused to stop talking about homosexuality and sex abuse.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Church-state expert Melissa Rogers defines the relationship between the U.S. government and religion as one with “meaningful independence,” but the ability to cooperate to do good.
By Aysha Khan / Religion News Service
Frequent church attendance—whether “worshipping local” or traveling farther—is associated with higher commitment to the neighborhood where the congregant lives, a Baylor study shows.
By Terry Goodrich / Baylor University
Artist Michael Wurman created several pieces of artwork inspired by a medical missions trip to the Dominican Republic and then donated all of his creations to the newly renovated physician assistant’s space in Hardin-Simmons University’s Mabee Hall.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Staff change involving TBM and a church in Granbury noted.
When an explosion at a chemical plant in Port Neches forced the evacuation of nearby homes, First Baptist Church in Nederland provided its facility as a shelter from 2 a.m. to 5 p.m. the day before Thanksgiving.
The Explore the Bible lesson for Dec. 22 focuses on Matthew 1:18-25; Numbers 21:6-9.
By Jaime Cortez
As retail stores hope the holiday shopping season gives their bottom line a lift, American Protestant pastors are less sure the economy is helping their congregation this year.
By Aaron Earls / LifeWay