Former SBC President James Merritt of Duluth believes the Church too often has brought up the end of life’s parade rather than leading it. That’s why he feels his son’s document on the environment is a step toward taking back what rightly belongs to believers.
Recently a number of conservative Southern Baptist leaders endorsed the document, “A Southern Baptist Declaration on the Environment and Climate Change,” which asserts: “We believe our current denominational engagement with [climate change] issues has often been too timid, failing to produce a unified moral voice.
Officials at Northern Illinois University (NIU) have spent the past two months comforting students and consoling families in the aftermath of a gunman’s Feb. 14 rampage that left five dead in an auditorium.
Do you want apples? Ellijay is the place to be during apple season. Go to the Panorama Farm Market on the 515 Bypass in Ellijay and you will find apple cider, fried apple pies, apple butter, and apple bread.
How blessed we are as Georgia Baptists to have the opportunity and blessing to touch the lives of families, especially children, with the love and message of Jesus Christ through the ministry of the Georgia Baptist Children’s Homes and Family Ministries.
Recently, Southern Baptists’ attention has been focused on media reports which relate to the release of and the signing of a document titled A Southern Baptist Declaration on the Environment and Climate Change. Seldom have I seen such a reaction. Part of this has been slightly humorous.
Brushing back a thick layer of dust, Tudor Parfitt revealed a distinctive interwoven pattern carved around the outside of the “terribly, terribly damaged” wooden artifact tucked away on the bottom shelf of a Zimbabwe warehouse.
How green is my building? Eco-friendly changes in Southern Baptist buildings resulting in extra funds, leaders discover By Joe Westbury, Managing Editor Published April 10, 2008
Some Southern Baptists are discovering that changing a few light bulbs, installing low-flow toilets when old ones break, and planting more shrubbery actually saves them money in the long haul.
Southern Baptist churches served as shelters and volunteers helped residents clean up after major flooding in the Midwest left at least 17 dead and nearly half of Arkansas’ counties declared as disaster areas.
Hindu extremists in northern India’s Himachal Pradesh state kidnapped at least 60 Christian families in late February and pressured them to “reconvert” to Hinduism, despite a new law that prevents forced conversions.
The Cooperative Program is the Southern Baptist way of funding missions that makes it possible for every Baptist church member to be involved in changing lives for Christ. With more than 10,000 missionaries on the field in the United States and across the globe, every Southern Baptist is part of the task of reaching every person with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Last year the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) gave its fourth report on global warming and announced that warming is “unequivocal” and that the cause of rising temperatures, melting ice caps, and rising sea levels is “very likely” induced by human activity.
First Baptist Church Rota, a congregation located in Rota, Spain, which is near Seville, is in need of a pastor. The congregation is primarily English speaking, U.S. military and families along with a few Spanish residents.