Wednesday, 26 December 2012 10:09

2012: A year in review

Controversy over health-care reform and human sexuality, and changes in the 21-year-old Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, dominated ABPnews headlines in 2012.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 27 November 2012 14:20

Trial delayed for accused molester

A criminal trial for a former music minister accused of molestation has been postponed for the third time in a Mississippi court, as attorneys for the suspect seek dismissal of the charges due to statute of limitations.

Published in Social Issues
Monday, 26 November 2012 12:38

I’m for my friends

The Tennessee Baptist Convention is narrowing theological parameters for individuals deemed suitable for leadership. How is that working out?

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 01 November 2012 12:25

Baptists divided on Florida amendment

Florida's Amendment 8 taps a key issue in Baptist history and faith: the separation of church and state.

Published in Politics
Thursday, 11 October 2012 12:45

Agency head urges settlement of lawsuit

For the second year in a row, the Missouri Baptist Foundation is asking on the eve of the Missouri Baptist Convention’s annual meeting for conversation about settling a long-running legal dispute out of court.

Published in Organizations
Sunday, 07 October 2012 20:00

The life of a cowboy church pastor

Being culturally relevant in a western heritage congregation can mean teaching from horseback and visiting auction barns.

Published in People
Thursday, 20 September 2012 15:17

Hearing reveals impact of clergy abuse

The sentencing hearing for a former Southern Baptist evangelist convicted of video voyeurism offered a rare public glimpse into the emotional, marital and spiritual impact suffered by victims of sexual abuse by clergy.

Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 30 August 2012 12:15

Black Baptist group gathers in Atlanta

The annual session of the National Baptist Convention, USA, will feature worship services and workshops on spiritual development. Most of its business issues are handled at a different gathering each January.
Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 02 August 2012 13:01

Police investigate IFB pastor

A prominent Independent Fundamental Baptist church is in the spotlight for sexual scandal, and it isn’t the first time.

Published in People

Southern Seminary theology dean Russell Moore says it isn’t enough for First Baptist Church in Crystal Springs, Miss., to feel bad because a minority got their pastor to move a black couple’s wedding to another venue in an attempt to avoid a church fight.

Published in Organizations
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