Three NAMB vice presidents will retire by year's end as part of the agency's enhanced retirement package for individuals 54 years and older.
Spontaneous baptism Have 21st century 'spontaneous baptisms' recaptured the spirit of 1st century New Testament baptisms? By J. Gerald Harris Published November 4, 2010
The Noonday Light, a publication of Noonday Baptist Association, reported earlier this year that First Baptist Church of Woodstock and Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta had held "spontaneous baptismal" services in their churches.
Hawa's gait is awkward. Her hips and thighs are fused together, so she walks using movement from her knees down. Her right foot remains in a permanent arch, as if she is wearing an invisible 4-inch heel. Her left foot lies flat.
What do you think of when you think of California? Well, there is "Tinseltown" and the extravagant homes of the Hollywood stars in Beverley Hills, Rodeo Drive, Disneyland, the Hearst Castle and Knotts Berry Farm. California is the home of Yosemite Falls, the Redwood forests and the Big Sur.
Charles "Ray" Singleton is a daring soul who likes adventure. He recently turned a canoe trip down the Flint River into a profitable expedition benefiting the Bold Mission Builders of Stone Mountain Baptist Association.
Making the old new More churches choosing renovating over rebuilding By Scott Barkley, Production Editor Published November 4, 2010
The story is familiar. An influx of people brings churches to add space. After all, it's good for a building to be full but leaders want to stay a step ahead of growth.
In his first missionary commissioning sermon as the new president of the North American Mission Board, Kevin Ezell told 62 missionaries and chaplains to "stay focused and stay faithful" as they begin their new ministries throughout the United States and Canada.
In a show of solidarity with Louisiana Baptist Convention Executive Director David E. Hankins, the LBC Executive Board Sept. 28 overwhelmingly adopted a resolution supporting the Cooperative Program as the convention's primary funding method and praising Hankins for his unwavering and passionate defense of the 85-year-old channel of missions giving.
In a convergence of ancient Scripture with the latest in photographic technology, Southwestern Seminary worked with the West Semitic Research Project this fall to prepare for the study and publication of its Dead Sea Scrolls collection and other artifacts.
The Baptist Missionary Association of Texas has announced it will recommend to its messengers a "working ministry relationship" between BMAT and the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention during the BMAT's 110th annual session Nov. 10 in Lufkin.
Churches in India joined other faiths and political leaders in calling for calm after a court ruled that a religious site violently disputed by Hindus and Muslims should be split between the two groups.
A quote often attributed to Rev. Sam Pascoe goes like this, "Christianity started in Palestine as a fellowship. It moved to Greece and became a philosophy. It moved to Italy and became an institution. It moved to Europe and became a culture. It came to America and became an enterprise."
There is a new phenomenon sweeping across the evangelical world called "spontaneous baptisms." One congregation, Elevation Church in Matthews, N.C., has grown from just 19 people when it launched on Feb. 5, 2006 to more than 6,000 in regular attendance today.
I had the wonderful pleasure of hearing Floyd County Associational Director of Missions Jim Reynolds preach recently and discovered that we have something in common; our fathers took us to hear Dr. R.G. Lee preach when we were boys.