Scholars, educators and ministers say a process is needed through which Baptist congregations can consistently and uniformly transmit Christian identity and doctrine.

Published in Theology

No one outside the tribe is going to celebrate the conservative resurgence, so its heroes might as well celebrate themselves.

Published in Commentaries
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 12:58

How widely Jesus ranges

Witness amid religious pluralism requires respect and receptivity.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Thursday, 05 December 2013 13:03

Baptists celebrate Judsons in Burma

As many as 40,000 Baptists were expected to attend a gathering celebrating the 200th anniversary of the arrival of American missionaries Adoniram and Ann Hasseltine Judson in Burma.

Published in Missions
Monday, 11 November 2013 11:36

Don’t blame Al Mohler, it was God’s idea

A celebratory documentary gives one side of Southern Seminary President Albert Mohler’s 20-year rise from a 33-year-old Baptist state newspaper editor to the intellectual voice of conservative evangelicalism.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 11 October 2013 11:32

Book says faith overcomes discrimination

Contributions document how an ecumenical movement opposed an Alabama law illegalizing ministry to undocumented immigrants. The book should also remind Baptists that they were once reviled minorities, and that they should conduct themselves accordingly, a prominent theologian says.

Published in People
Monday, 07 October 2013 14:51

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
Thursday, 19 September 2013 13:41

Historic church calls woman pastor

Long a supporter of women’s ordination, St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans has chosen a female pastor.

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 12 September 2013 20:00

Baptist out to 'reform' homophobia

A Virginia man believes his Baptist Christian faith and passion for the Bible will help his participation in the national Reformation Project to convince gays and straights that God loves and accepts homosexuals — and that the church should, too.

Published in People
Thursday, 12 September 2013 10:33

Memories of a mountain preacher

Harold McKinnish was one of the great mountain preachers of his generation, a legacy stretching back to the Separate Baptist preacher Shubal Stearns who came to North Carolina in 1755.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
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