|George Liele: Father of Baptist Missions|
By: Noel Erskine
Before Adoniram Judson sailed for Burma and William Carey left for India, George Liele began his mission work in Jamaica. He was the first ordained black Baptist pastor in the U.S. and the Caribbean. Read More ...
|American Baptists Encourage Churches to Visit Prisoners|
By: Stan Moody
The American Baptist Churches Home Mission Societies has taken the bold step of encouraging its 5,300 congregations to live out Jesus' mandate to visit those in U.S. jails and prisons. Read More ...
|Helping Your Church Catch Lent Requires Slow Effort|
By: Larry Coleman
If it took the ancient church a century to birth Lenten practices, realize you aren't going to make it all happen in your church this March. Here are a few ways to slowly introduce Lenten liturgies. Read More ...
|Women in Ministry: We're Here to Stay|
By: Naomi King Walker
Qualified and called women ministers permeate every area of Baptist life, yet many still enjoy far fewer opportunities than their male counterparts. The attitudes of churches are evolving. Has yours? Read More ...
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|South Sudan Baptist Church Offers Hope Amid Conflict|
By: Dávid Gál
New Site is a ghost city in South Sudan since a full-scale conflict erupted in December. New Site Baptist Church is the place where God's children can meet in peace even amid a civil war. Read More ...
|How Syrian Crisis Transformed Lebanese Churches|
By: Nabil Costa
The Lebanese Baptist Society is partnering with about 30 churches and community-based organizations to help vulnerable Syrian families both in Lebanon and Syria. Read More ...
|Celebrating the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.|
By: Leroy Seat
"Places in the Heart" closes with a powerful depiction of reconciliation between people of different races and classes – a scene that Martin Luther King Jr., born 85 years ago today, would have favored. Read More ...
|Treating Spinal Injury Patients in Nepal|
The majority of people in Nepal make their living through agriculture, but spinal injuries end their work and quality of life. A Baptist occupational therapist is helping to meet the needs of the injured. Read More ...
|Bapticostal Churches: Baptist Identity in the 21st Century|
A distinctive element of Baptist churches is the congregational type of church governance, but that style of governance is being reshaped by many new Baptist churches. Read More ...
|Throughout Holidays, Churches Invest in Local Community|
Baptist churches across the United States are, once again, providing significant social capital during the Advent and Christmas holidays. Here are a few ways they're making a difference. Read More ...