Vicki Brown is associate editor of Word & Way, in which this story originally appeared.
Immigrants from all over Africa find a warm place at First Baptist Church in Columbia, Mo., in part because of one man’s experience.
Don’t let the wave of communication at Christmas time — in the form of cards, e-mails, postings, podcasts and tweets — drown out the gospel message, experts say.
Some say a ban that prevents tax-exempt charities from publicly endorsing or opposing candidates for political office violates churches’ constitutional rights. Others say maintaining a “wall of separation” between church and state is best for both.
Many Christians love to sing the old hymn about “learning to lean on Jesus” but sometimes have a harder time learning to lean on one another.
A photo team from a Baptist university in Missouri traveled to South Dakota to capture images of the hidden plight of Native Americans living on reservations.
Past moderator Keith Herron looks back on what he describes as a hectic-but-rewarding period in CBF history that included selecting new leadership and streamlining the way the Fellowship is structured.
Declining attendance, rising expenses and rapid advances in communications technology cause some to contend the Baptist annual meeting is rapidly becoming a thing of the past.
Technology, records requests and legal avenues exist in gaining information on religious groups, but these may come with difficulties.