The merger between Associated Baptist Press and the Religious Herald became official yesterday, launching a new digital and print media platform aimed at enhancing the mission and heritage of both organizations.

 

Published in Organizations
Monday, 07 October 2013 18:51

Religious Herald trustees OK ABP merger

Beginning next year, the historic Virginia Baptist newspaper will move to a magazine format co-branded and co-marketed with Associated Baptist Press.

Published in Media and Arts
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 17:26

ABP/Religious Herald merger moves ahead

The plan, pending approval by the Religious Herald board of trustees, creates a new media platform aimed at enhancing the mission and heritage of both organizations.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 19 April 2013 16:53

ABPNews, Religious Herald plan merger

The governing boards of two Baptist media outlets have agreed in principle to merge.

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Beginning in the fall, Leland Center for Theological Studies will offer a master of arts degree in Christian leadership (MACL).

Published in 2009 Archives
Tuesday, 17 March 2009 00:00

Illinois Baptist pastor killed in service

A lone gunman entered the sprawling First Baptist Church of Maryville, Ill., Sunday morning, March 8, during its 8:15 a.m. service and after exchanging words with the pastor who had stepped down from the pulpit to greet the man, he opened fire with a .45 caliber handgun.

Published in 2009 Archives
Tuesday, 17 March 2009 00:00

EDITORIAL: Does Darfur still matter?

The dusty roads of Sudan are a long way from Mainstreet, Virginia. Separated by thousands of miles, a chasm of ideology and an ocean of blood, most Virginia Baptists have been slow to recognize and even slower to respond to the almost unfathomable atrocities committed by President Omar al-Bashir.

Published in 2009 Archives

After years of struggling with clinical depression -- what he calls “a hell on earth” -- a Virginia Baptist pastor has discovered in both medical and psychological treatment a way to deal with his disease.

Published in 2009 Archives
ATLANTA (ABP) -- Author Tony Campolo challenged Baptists from across North America to examine which Jesus they preach -- the one who incarnates American values or the one who incarnates God.
Published in 2008 Archives

HONOLULU -- As many as 1,000 people who had registered for the Baptist World Alliance’s Congress this year were unable to attend because they were denied visas by the U.S. government, leaders of the global Baptist organization said July 28 -- raising questions about future meetings on American territory.

Published in 2010 Archives
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