Lunch at the Source of Light orphanage. (Photo by Allison Maxwell)
Lunch at the Source of Light orphanage. (Photo by Allison Maxwell)

In Haiti, response to earthquake becomes a mission game-changer

Virginia Baptists’ response to Haiti’s 2010 earthquake has led them into long-term mission work on the island, from agriculture to orphan care to church planting — a trend in disaster-relief work, say experts.

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Diverse groups defend clergy tax break

Recent friend-of-the-court briefs dispute a judge’s ruling that the IRS ministerial housing allowance violates the separation of church and state.

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Get outside the walls, Virginia leader tells churches

The church Jesus loves needs to be closer to the people Jesus loves, says Travis Collins.

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Mission service is key focus of Tennessee CBF meeting

More than 14 projects across Memphis carried out the theme, “Be, Love, Serve.”

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The number of Americans skeptical of the Bible now equals those who hold it as sacred, according to a new study. (Wikimedia Commons photo)
The number of Americans skeptical of the Bible now equals those who hold it as sacred, according to a new study. (Wikimedia Commons photo)

Skepticism about Bible on the rise, but that doesn’t faze some ministers

A recent American Bible Society poll shows the number of Bible skeptics now matches the number of its believers. But that just opens up more teaching opportunities, some Baptists say.

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Starbucks initiative boosts Baptist work in Thailand

The company’s policy of giving back to communities that grow its products is aiding an American Baptist couple’s 25-year mission to improve lives in rural Thailand.

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SBC leader says evangelicals paying price for ‘narrow vision’ of religious freedom

Russell Moore, head of the SBC Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, says evangelicals today may be reaping the fruits of going soft on defending the religious liberty of all.

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Tennessee Baptist school fights Obamacare

Union University is the latest Baptist institution to file a federal lawsuit challenging an order to provide drugs as part of employee health care plans that they believe cause an abortion.

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Russian, Ukrainian Baptist leaders meet in Kiev

For the first time since the political crisis in Ukraine developed, leaders of the Baptist unions of Russia and Ukraine came together in Kiev April 8 in what they described as a “very cordial” meeting.

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Baptist leader diagnosed with breast cancer

Lynn Green, general secretary of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, credits early detection for a good prognosis.

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