Supporters of Charlotte’s pending anti-discrimination ordinance accuse religious opponents of using scare tactics by claiming it would give sexual predators access to children in the form of men posing as women in order to use female-only public restrooms.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 22 June 2012 10:05

ABP honors Druin for lifetime work

Retired Baptist Standard Editor Toby Druin chronicled the period of Southern Baptist life in the late 20th century now known as the “conservative resurgence.”

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 10 May 2012 20:00

ABP honors veteran Baptist journalist

Associated Baptist Press will honor veteran Baptist journalist Toby Druin with a lifetime achievement award at a banquet June 21 in conjunction with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly June 20-23 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Published in People
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A parade of friends and colleagues from past ministries helped to install Bill Wilson March 18 as second president of the Center for Congregational Health during a service at United Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Published in 2010 Archives
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (ABP) -- During his installation March 18 as president of the Center for Congregational Health, Bill Wilson said churches and ministers are "in crisis." That's a breath-sucking observation from the head of an organization that has dealt with struggling congregations for nearly 20 years.
Published in 2010 Archives

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (ABP) -- Thanks to teams from a broad array of local Baptist churches, a needy Moldovan family in Asheville, N.C. is living in their new “dream house.” A coalition of teams from congregations of the Buncombe Baptist Association participated in the “Building on the Dream” house project through Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity.

Published in 2009 Archives
CENTRALIA, Mo. (ABP) -- Combining three Southern Baptist agencies into the North American Mission Board in 1995 was a bad idea, says the last president of one of the agencies.
Published in 2009 Archives
Thursday, 13 August 2009 20:00

North Carolina convention cuts jobs

CARY, N.C. (ABP) -- With income trailing last year's gifts by 3.2 percent or $647,000 through seven months, the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina has laid off three people and eliminated six positions, effective immediately.
Published in 2009 Archives

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (ABP) -- The lead author of a “Great Commission Resurgence” document circulating among Southern Baptist Convention leaders says a major overhaul of denominational structures must occur if the convention is going to engage younger pastors.

Published in 2009 Archives

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Southern Baptists both commended President Barack Obama and expressed opposition to some of his policies in a resolution passed June 24 at their annual meeting in Louisville.

Published in 2009 Archives
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