A Baptist World Alliance group met for the second of five meetings in an effort to overcome differences that bar Baptists and Methodists from more effective mission together.

Published in Ministry

Reasons for seeking new spiritual homes include an aversion to congregational conflict and the trappings of denominationalism.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 06:30

Uncoerced faith remains a burning question

Some Baptists in the 17th century asserted that “not the gallows, nor the prisons, nor burning, nor banishing” can defend Christianity. We would do well to listen to them.

Published in Columns
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 06:05

Tasting the Kingdom

An experience at a congregation whose “liturgy may be blown away by the Spirit at any moment.”

Published in Columns

Putting Christ first, embracing missional ministry, avoiding difficult changes and failing to heed God’s call top the agenda of hopes and fears for churches in the coming year. 

Published in Ministry
Wednesday, 31 December 2014 05:46

Epiphanic moments

Changing the way we view the world.

Published in Columns
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 06:05

A nation confronted by conscience

What does it mean and how do we sustain it?

Published in Columns
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 05:04

Advent: Jesus’ DNA?

Once more, that divine-human dilemma.

Published in Columns

At First Baptist Church on Highland Avenue in Winston-Salem, N.C., a weekly Friday service offering communion is forging fellowship both among church members and different races and economic classes inside and outside the church.

Published in Congregations

Religious people have been decapitating, burning, hacking and bombing each other to death in God’s name for a long time.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
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