Missionaries serving locations ranging from Yellowstone National Park to the Philippines and Mozambique challenged participants at the 2008 Woman’s Missionary Union missions celebration to join them in sharing Christ’s love with their communities and around the world.
By Charlie Warren, Stella Prather & Lisa Watson, Arka
Johnny Hunt, newly elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention, answers questions from the media. He spoke earlier at the Pastors' Conference. (BP Photo by Matt Miller)
By Grace Thornton & Jennifer Davis Rash,
Six Texas Baptists garnered spots among 30 heroes of the faith honored June 6 as the inaugural class of the Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists Hall of Faith.
By Jennifer Davis Rash
Speakers during the opening session of the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference at the Indianapolis Convention Center urged pastors to renew their commitment to prayer and get their own spiritual lives in order.
By Bill Webb, Word & Way
Mark Kennedy, a member of Greater Love Missionary Baptist Church in Indianapolis, shares his testimony during Crossover'08, the neighborhood outreach effort that preceded the SBC annual meeting.
By Staff, Baptist Press
A group of current and former missionaries, former mission-board trustees and pastors is calling for the Southern Baptist Convention International Mission Board to reverse controversial guidelines for missionaries enacted in 2005.
By Norman Jameson & Steve DeVane
Doug Mulkey, pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Canton, Ga., will be nominated for second vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
By Staff, Baptist Standard
On Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's 2008 finale, Noah’s Ark Missionary Baptist Church in New Orleans was rebuilt– the first church building to receive the program's attention.
By Karen L. Willoughby, Louisiana Baptist Message
Southern Baptist pastors report their members still are giving in spite of the financial pressures many face.
For the first time in almost three decades, six men will be nominated for the presidency of the Southern Baptist Convention, to be held June 10-11 in Indianapolis.
By Greg Warner, Associated Baptist Press
Rodney Hammer, the Southern Baptist International Mission Board’s regional leader for Central and Eastern Europe the past eight years, resigned after challenging policies of the board of trustees with which he is in disagreement.
By Baptist Press
British Baptists heard warnings against over-consumption and further degradation of the environment during their annual meeting in Blackpool, Lancashire.
By Associated Baptist Press