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.
Beginning next year, the historic Virginia Baptist newspaper will move to a magazine format co-branded and co-marketed with Associated Baptist Press.
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.
The governing boards of two Baptist media outlets have agreed in principle to merge.
Beginning in the fall, Leland Center for Theological Studies will offer a master of arts degree in Christian leadership (MACL).
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.
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.
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.