A South Carolina congregation took an official step to honor the memory of past members of the church who were enslaved prior to 1865.
By Baptist Courier Staff
Cody and Breanna Brumley set out to change how their Oklahoma Baptist congregation related to families involved in foster care and adoption, creating a Wednesday night fellowship meal and support group.
By Bobby Ross Jr. / Religion News Service
Since volunteers launched the We Sew Love ministry at a church in Birmingham, Ala., they have sent hundreds of clothing items made from old T-shirts to children in Uganda, Zambia, Haiti and other places around the world.
By Grace Thornton / Baptist Press
Mary Alice Birdwhistell, pastor of Calvary Baptist in Waco, is the subject of the first in a series of documentaries about women in ministry co-produced by Ethics Daily and Baptist Women in Ministry.
By Eric Black / Editor
Baptists have their roots in the Radical Reformation that took place almost 500 years ago. Karen Bullock recounted some of that history at the recent Rollins Lecture at Baptist University of the Américas.
By Craig Bird / Baptist University of the Américas
Research show inmates who get an education have a far lower incidence of repeating criminal behavior, but only a tiny percentage can afford a college degree while behind bars. Southern Baptist Convention seminaries are stepping into the gap.
By Yonat Shimron / Religion News Service
About a decade ago, Paul Chitwood became convinced God was calling him to mobilize missions and missionaries, he told International Mission Board trustees. That call culminated Nov. 15, he said, with his election as IMB president.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
The Kentucky Baptist Convention will cut ties with a small group of churches that remain dually aligned with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, a missions network that took steps earlier this year to allow the hiring of LGBT individuals for some staff positions.
By Kentucky Today and Baptist Press
When the deadliest wildfire in state history struck the Northern California town of Magalia, Pastor Doug Crowder didn’t get to preach his Veterans Day sermon about risking death to save others, but he had the opportunity to live it.
Mientras que algunos políticos en Estados Unidos han dicho que la caravana que viene de Centroamérica debe de ser considerada una “invasión,” algunos bautistas en México y en el sur de Texas ven la situación como una oportunidad para ministrar.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
The International Mission Board trustees’ presidential search committee announced it will recommend Paul Chitwood, 48, to be elected as the 173-year-old entity’s 13th president.
By Julie McGowan / International Mission Board
While some politicians in the United States have referred to the caravan of Central American immigrants traveling toward the nation’s southern border as an “invasion,” some Baptists in Mexico and South Texas view the situation as a ministry opportunity.