Wednesday, 26 December 2012 14:21

Baptist deaths in 2012

Baptist journalists, pioneers in racial reconciliation and beloved leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship were among deaths reported by ABPnews in 2012.

Published in People
Friday, 14 December 2012 21:15

'Baptist Standard' goes digital-only

The decline of print newspapers has taken another toll, as the Baptist Standard moves to digital only circulation at the start of 2013.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 22 June 2012 14:05

ABP honors Druin for lifetime work

Retired Baptist Standard Editor Toby Druin chronicled the period of Southern Baptist life in the late 20th century now known as the “conservative resurgence.”

Published in Organizations
Friday, 11 May 2012 00:00

ABP honors veteran Baptist journalist

Associated Baptist Press will honor veteran Baptist journalist Toby Druin with a lifetime achievement award at a banquet June 21 in conjunction with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly June 20-23 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Published in People
Because of their historic commitment to religious liberty and separation of church and state, Baptists -- who had a hand in securing First Amendment religious liberty rights -- have a responsibility to educate their fellow citizens what those concepts mean, church historian Jim Spivey said.
Published in 2011 Archives
Some Baptists see civil religion as bland at best and idolatrous at worst. But others view broadly shared values of liberty, justice and acknowledgement of God’s providential care as a common ground Christians share with a majority of their fellow citizens.
Published in 2011 Archives
Christians should express love for country, experts on the intersection of Christianity and public life agree, but they advise caution in how churches demonstrate patriotism in worship settings. They're wary about the display of the U.S. flag regularly in a sanctuary.
Published in 2011 Archives
Jon Acuff is the author of the satirical blog Stuff Christians Like and a book by the same title published by Zondervan. In about two years, Acuff has taken a start-up blog from obscurity to more than 1.5 million readers, including many who interact loyally with his site every week.
Published in 2010 Archives
WASHINGTON (RNS) -- The National Association of Evangelicals has condemned plans by a Florida church to burn copies of the Quran on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Published in 2010 Archives
ANGLETON, Texas -- Winning Muslim converts to Christianity is difficult, but veteran missionary Kevin Greeson knows a way—start with the Quran.
Published in 2010 Archives
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